Canine Acupuncture Deep Dive

Get a thorough review and in-depth analysis of acupuncture points and their indications

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The Canine Acupuncture Deep Dive Course helps solidify your grasp of acupuncture points and to become more confident in treating your patients with acupuncture. The course is intended for small animal practitioners who have learned and are familiar with canine acupuncture points and respective indications. In total, the course is 16.5 hours.


Course Objectives

The course aims to provide a solid review in canine acupuncture points. During the course, you will:

  • Learn a simple way to locate acupuncture points in dogs and their respective indications
  • Review acupuncture techniques such as dry needling, aqua-acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, and moxibustion
  • Examine how to use these acupuncture techniques on each of these points

Course Features

Confidently locate 127 transpositional and 28 classical canine acupuncture points

Use and alternate between different acupuncture techniques more fluidly

Practice veterinary acupuncture more effectively and efficiently

Get in-depth analysis of real live animal demos and case studies

Receive free lifetime case consultations

Canine Acupuncture Deep Dive

Taught in English

For veterinarians & veterinary students only

16.5 RACE-approved CE hours


The course is intended for students who have taken all sessions of the Acupuncture Certification Track or equivalent.

Overview of Canine Anatomy


Acupuncture Point Review - Live Animal Demo


Canine Acupuncture Case Studies


Canine Acupuncture Techniques



Dr. Huisheng Xie (pronounced “Shay”) founded Chi in 1998 to train veterinarians in Chinese acupuncture, herbal medicine, food therapy, and Tui-na. Before coming to America, Dr. Xie received his BSVM (equivalent to DVM) from the Sichuan College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine in 1983. He then received a Master of Science in Veterinary Acupuncture from Beijing Agricultural University in 1988 where he also served as an associate professor. In 1994 he moved to America to pursue his doctoral studies, and in 1999 he received his PhD from the University of Florida for his investigation of the mechanisms of pain control in horses using acupuncture. He has lectured around the world and has authored more than 20 books. Currently, Dr. Xie continues to teach and develop educational courses and programs at the Chi in Reddick, Florida. He also serves as a clinical professor at UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In total, Dr. Xie has trained over 10,000 veterinarians to practice TCVM.

Terri Rosado graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005 and completed a rotating small animal internship at UF College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She earned her certification in acupuncture from Chi in 2008 and has been practicing integrative medicine since. She has been a lab instructor at Chi since 2010. Dr. Rosado received her certification in veterinary rehabilitation therapy from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in 2013. Dr. Rosado is currently enrolled in the TCVM Masters Program at Chi and is certified in Tui-Na and Food Therapy. She owns an integrative clinic in Flagler Beach, FL and loves to teach, opening her doors to students of the Chi and UF for externships, and welcoming volunteers to learn what small animal veterinary practice is about.

Enrollment Options

Available Formats



Schedule & Tuition

Payment Information

A $100 non-refundable course deposit is charged upon enrollment to reserve your seat.

Payment is due 60 days before the course start date.

A $50 convenience fee will be charged for payments and registrations received less than 60 days before the start of a session.


Printed Binders



Chi CVA Alumni Discount


Frequently Asked Questions

You will get 3 months of access to this online course. The course can be accessed through our learning portal.