The information on this page is provided courtesy of Lyndsey Deutsch, Canadian Institute of Equine and Canine Body Works.
Below are Q&As that were completed with some of the Canadian Veterinary Boards, position statements on The Practice of Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine in Canada, guidelines, bylaws, as well as links to each Veterinary Association.
To see the regulations in your area, open the appropriate pdf and search for either your modality or “complementary”. If you are still unable to find the information you are looking for, contact the appropriate veterinary association and ask them directly.
Alberta – Alberta Veterinary Medical Association – ABVMA – www.abvma.ca
British Columbia – College of Veterinarians of British Columbia – CVBC – www.cvbc.ca
Manitoba – Manitoba Verterinary Medical Association – MVMA – www.mvma.ca
New Brunswick – New Brunswick Medical Veterinary Association – NBVMA – www.nbvma-amvnb.ca
Newfoundland & Labrador – Newfoundland and Labrador Veterinary Medical Association – NALVMA – www.nalvma.com
Nova Scotia – Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association – NSVMA – www.nsvma.ca
Ontario – College of Veterinarians of Ontario – CVO – www.cvo.org
Prince Edward Island – Prince Edward Island Veterinay Medical Association – PEIVMA – www.peivma.com
Quebec – Quebec Veterinary Medical Association / L’Ordre des Médecins Vétérinaires du Québec – AMVQ / OMVQ – www.omvq.qc.ca
Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association – SVMA – www.svma.sk.ca
See also our other posts on the legal side of practicing complementary animal health.