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Burgmeier attends veterinary chiropractic conference

Dec 23, 2013

Dr. Michelle Burgmeier, a veterinarian practicing at The Village Vet in Birmingham, recently attended the 2013 American Veterinary Chiropractic Association Annual Conference and General Membership Meeting in Grapevine, Texas.

The conference offers advanced learning for doctors certified in animal chiropractic by the Animal Chiropractic Certification Commission of the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association.

Licensed doctors of chiropractic and licensed doctors of veterinary medicine who have passed a postgraduate program in animal chiropractic approved by the AVCA are eligible to sit for the ACCC/AVCA certification examinations. In order to become certified, a graduate form one of the approved programs must pass both the ACCC comprehensive written and clinical competency examination. A certified doctor is required 30 hours of continuing education every three years to keep certification current.

The AVCA was established in 1989. Chiropractic is a drug-free approach to pet health care. It deals with the nervous system housed inside the spinal column. For information, visit he website www.animal chiropractic.org.

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