IVCA Accredited Courses

Basic Veterinary Chiropractic Courses:


All IVCA approved basic veterinary chiropractic courses consist of a minimum of 210 hours of lectures in classroom and laboratory (plus home study).

Topics studied include: anatomy, neurology, biomechanics, relevant pathology, physiology, chiropractic basis, rehabilitation, ethics, philosophy and legalities.

In addition to this, laboratory instruction in palpation (motion and static), adjusting techniques, topography, dissection and safe handling will also be undertaken.

Students must successfully complete and pass the comprehensive basic veterinary chiropractic course exit exams before they are able to apply for IVCA exam.

If a veterinary chiropractor wants to join the IVCA he/she has to successfully complete the IVCA certification exam.

IVCA Approved Courses

International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic

England & Germany (Simultaneously in English and German)

Backbone Academy

Backbone Academy


Options for Animals (Linked to International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic)

Options for Animals

(First year probation accreditation)

UK and USA

International Veterinary Chiropractic Association
Neunäckervörde 14
31139 Hildesheim,

Postal address:
Postfach 31 01 40
27537 Bremerhaven, Germany

Email: contact@ivca.de

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