Online Animal Dry Needling Course

Course Description 

We are now offering an online training program in Animal Dry Needling.

Taking place at the start of every month, this course will include all aspects involved in treating animals in a safe and effective way with Dry Needling.

Training includes:

  • A series of instructional videos

  • Written notes

  • Written assignments

  • Q & A with trainer

  • One on one video call with trainer for practical element

Successful graduates will be able to obtain malpractice insurance with a variety of insurers.

Course Outline

Module 1


Definition of Dry Needling and how it differs from Acupuncture 

Module 2 

Equipment requirements for Dry Needling


Module 3

Occupational Health and Safety in Dry Needling

Module 4

Needling techniques including insertion, manipulation, retention time, removal and disposal of needles.

Module 5

Demonstration of complete treatments on animals using horses and dogs] including interviewing the owner, massage techniques, observation, palpation and needling. 

Module 6

Practical Assessment

Student will be observed while practicing needling their chosen animal. The Trainer will assist and assess needling methods via video call.


Module 7

Setting up your business

We look at what will be the students' next steps in obtaining insurance and marketing this modality.


Total cost including access to all training videos $650

Thomas Ebejer Bsc,Dip TCM is the Principal and founder of the Australian College of Eastern Medicine, a Registered Training Organisation.

Thomas has been offering training in Oriental therapies since 1995 when he completed a Diploma in Acupuncture. He immediately started offering treatments to both humans and animals and found that quite often animals responded quicker than humans to acupuncture. 

About  the training

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