I am a dog breeder and animal rescuer living in Canada.
Being a Chinese, I've always interested in the use of Chinese medicine on animal.
I looked all over the internet, the only place which offer an online course on chinese herbal medicine,
only offer it to certified vets.
Do you have any advise for me?
( I could read and write chinese but I'm not a vet)
If you cannot find a veterinary herbal course online, than search for a human herbal course. A human herbal beginner's course would give you all the same principles as the veterinary course. Most of Chinese veterinary acupuncture and herbs are extrapolated from humans anyway. I did a google search and came up with the following school: Rocky Mountain Herbal Institute at www.rmhiherbal.org/ (Distance Learning). I am sure there are many others.
You could also teach yourself.
Start with the book "Four Paws Five directions", by Dr. Cheryl Schwartz and another book: "Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medical Text
Review of Clinical Handbook of Chinese Veterinary Herbal Medicine" by Dr. Dawn M Smith
Other good veterinary herbals are by the following authors: Dr. Steve Marsden, Dr. Susan Wynn, , Dr. Allen Schoen, and, Dr. Huisheng Xie, and of course there are many others.
You will find that most of the textbooks cover acupuncture and herbs. It is impossible to separate acupuncture from herbal medicine since they work synergistically.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.