25th Annual International Conference on TCVM

Attend clinical research talks, participate in hands-on workshops, and network with other TCVM professionals from around the world


Conference Overview

The International Conference on TCVM (Annual Conference) has been conducted every year since 1999. It provides a great opportunity for veterinarians to learn from the top TCVM experts and meet TCVM practitioners from all over the world. The Annual Conference will span over the course of four days, with two days of lectures and two days of rotating workshops held at Chi University in Reddick, Florida from September 15 - 18 (Thursday to Sunday), 2022.


Main Theme

The main theme for this year's conference lectures is TCVM for the Diagnosis and Treatment
of Pain, Emergency, Trauma, and Diseases of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Mouth.

The Annual Conference is co-sponsored by the World Association of TCVM (WATCVM).

Conference Highlights

Network with TCVM professionals from around the world

Listen to engaging lectures from global presenters

Receive a complimentary digital copy of the conference proceedings

Enjoy seeing old friends and making new ones

25th Annual International Conference on TCVM

Presented in English

For veterinarians & veterinary students

Conference Lectures

A Review of Evidence-Based Acupuncture for the Treatment of Pain in Companion Animals

Janice L Huntingford, Canada

Integrative Therapy for Pain Control in IVDD—Conventional Therapy, TCVM Acupuncture, Herbals and Rehabilitation

Janice L Huntingford, Canada

Using Acupuncture, TCVM Herbals and Rehabilitation to Enhance Healing in the CCL Deficient Stifle

Janice L Huntingford, Canada

Feline Tui-na: A TCVM Approach to Challenging Cat Patients

Cynthia L. West, USA

How to Use Modified Scalp Acupuncture (mSAP) with a TCVM Integrative Treatment Regime to Treat Neurological Diseases in Dogs & Cats

Chee May Wong, Malaysia

Integrating Yunnan Bai Yao with Conventional Medicines as an Alternative Treatment for Aural Hematoma in Dogs

Chee May Wong, Malaysia

The Effectiveness of an Integrative Medical Approach in the Treatment of a Geriatric Labrador Retriever with Lumbosacral Bi Syndrome, Protein Losing Nephropathy and Cushing’s Disease

Larry D. McCaskill, USA

TCVM Approach to Traumatic Forelimb Paralysis

Mitchell McKee, USA

Trauma/Non-Trauma Related Rear Limb Paralysis

Mitchell McKee, USA

A Comparative Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Long Dan Xie Gan in Combination with Osurnia for the Treatment of Acute Canine Otitis Externa

Mitchell McKee, USA

Role of Bioelectrical Signals in Qi Biology and Clinical Applications in Small Animals

Jianliang Zhang USA

The Rule of 20: Revisiting Critical Care Management with a TCVM Twist

Jessica Hathaway/Pamela Schrager, USA

Your TCVM Crash Cart: Clinical Pearls for TCVM Application in Emergency Situations

Jessica Hathaway/Pamela Schrager, USA

Tui-na in the Emergency Management of A Traumatized Juvenile Red Tail Hawk

Deborah Hadlock, USA

Kidney Yin Deficiency with False Heat Leading to Lung Yin Deficiency, Bony Bi Syndrome with Qi Stagnation at Hips and Carpi with Boney Proliferation at Carpi and Complicating Spleen Qi Deficiency and Damp

Natalie Lenoir Blackman, USA

Acupuncture Challenges: Treating Hyperalgesia/ Allodynia Utilizing Integrative Methods (3 Case Studies)

Tamara Shearer, USA

TCVM for Five Sense Organs

Margaret Fowler, USA

Integrative Treatment Approach to Tumors in the Nose, Eye, and Ear of Cats and Dogs

Erol Güçlü Gülanber, Turkey

Bo Yun San for the Treatment of Conjunctivitis and Blepharitis in Canines

Terri Rosado, USA

Tui-na for Pain Management in Canine Degenerative Joint Disease

Aja Senestraro, USA

Tui-na for Pain Management in Feline Degenerative Joint Disease

Aja Senestraro, USA

A Case Report of Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Vestibular Syndrome Under the Guideline of TCVM

Wenhua Ma, China

Five Element Diseases: Integrative Management of Canine Aggression Utilizing TCVM Pattern Diagnosis and Five Element Constitution

Cynthia McDowell, USA

Electro-acupuncture for Successful Treatment of Acute Scoliosis in a 6-Month-Old Poodle

Suzanne Plamondon, Canada

Using TCVM as Integrative Care to Treat Nasal Adenocarcinoma in Two Cats

Margarethe L. Garrett, USA

Evaluation of the Application of the “Theory of Spleen-Stomach” in Veterinary Medicine by Using Systematic Review

Li-Jen Chang, USA

Cultural Competency and Inclusivity in TCVM Practice

Marie Sato Quicksall, USA

Top Acupoints and Herbals for Pain Management

Huisheng Xie, USA

Acupuncture for Laminitis

Babak Faramarzi, USA

TCVM Diagnosis and Treatments of Metabolic vs Mechanic vs Toxic Causes of Severe Laminitis in Horses

Vasiliki Harvey, USA

Integrative Treatment of Laminitis in Horses

Juan José Prem González, Guatemala

How to Treat Tendon/Ligament Diseases in Horses

Allison E. Marshall, USA

How to Treat Boney Diseases

Allison E. Marshall, USA

Pain and Therapy for the Equine Athlete During Competition

Carole Holland, USA

Left Middle Gluteal Atrophy and Hind End Weakness in A Three-Year-Old American Quarter Horse Racehorse

Kerry Pride, USA

Use of Technology to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Acupuncture in A Four-Year-Old Quarter Horse Racehorse

Kerry Pride, USA

The Effects of Acupuncture on the Running Performance and Heart Rate Variability in Thoroughbred Racehorses

Roselle Hartwigsen, South Africa

Integrative Veterinary Treatment for Acute Rumen Stasis in A Bonsmara Weaner

Roselle Hartwigsen, South Africa

Equine Head: Shake, Rattle and Roll

Joan D. Winter, USA

Use of An Integrative Approach to Treat Ruptured Extensor Tendons in Foals

Tristin Morgan, USA

What Does the Horse See? TCVM Ophthalmology in Understanding and Treating Equine Ocular Disease

John Langlois, USA

How to Balance for the Five Sense Organ Problems in Animals, Part I

Antonio A Alfaro, Costa Rica

How to Balance for the Five Sense Organ Problems in Animals, Part II: Case Discussions on Balancing the Sense Organs

Antonio A Alfaro, Costa Rica

TCVM Treatment in a Corneal Scar in a Pure Spanish Breed Horse

Jose Zilberschtein Juffe, Spain

How to Treat Glaucoma

Shu Dai, USA

How to Treat Uveitis with Case Examples

Silvia do Valle, USA

Gu Syndrome: A Valid Concept for Poorly Responsive Conditions

Cynthia Lankenau, USA

Role of Bioelectrical Signals in Qi Biology and Clinical Applications in Horses

Jianliang Zhang, USA

How Do I Approach an Equine Case?

John Perdrizet, USA


Tips & Techniques for the Feline Patient


Feline Arthritis


Hyperthyroidism in Cats


Renal Disease in Cats


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Curriculum coming soon

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Dr. Xie has 39 years of clinical, teaching, and research experience in veterinary acupuncture and TCVM. He has trained over 10,000 veterinarians to practice TCVM worldwide. Dr. Xie’s education includes advanced training in veterinary medicine, veterinary acupuncture, and human acupuncture. Dr. Xie has authored 20 books and over 100 peer-reviewed papers. His textbooks, including Xie’s Veterinary Herbology, Xie’s Veterinary Acupuncture, and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine-Fundamental Principles, have been used for TCVM training programs around the world. Dr. Xie continues to teach and develop educational courses and programs at Chi University, serves as a full clinical professor at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and is an honorary professor at China Agricultural University, South China Agricultural University, and China Southwest University.

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Enrollment Options



Schedule & Tuition

Conference lectures and workshops can either be taken on-site or live online via Zoom.

Small Animal Conference Lectures
Equine Conference Lectures
Integrative Approach to Feline Medicine
How to Make a TCVM Diagnosis
How to Scan Acupoints for Lameness Diagnosis in Horses
How to Perform Electro, Laser, Auricular, and Scalp Acupuncture
TCVM Approach to Domestic Ruminants and South American Camelids

Payment Information

A $100.00 non-refundable course deposit is charged upon enrollment to reserve your seat.

Payment is due 90 days before the start date of each session or course.


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WATCVM or AATCVM Member Discount


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