PROFESSION OF „HOLISTIC HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR ANIMALS“
(in German: „TierHeilPraktiker“= THP)
long has this profession existed?
Special training schools have existed since the late 1970s.
is the job and duty of a THP ?
works to help animals to keep their health in natural way or relieve
and heal organic and psychological diseases or disharmonies. Human and
animal health care practitioners work towards the same goal of
diagnosing and treating the patient.
use natural treatments which forces the bodies own defenses and
enhances the body‘s effort to heal itself. It is necessary to know
everything about the treatments but also about extent and efficacy of
these treatments! Natural treatments (as with any treatment)
do have their limits and are not claimed to be „all-healing-methods“
there any restrictions in this profession?
THP’s are not licensed to vaccinate, to treat animal-epidemics, to
use presctription medications, to narcotize or operate.
One whould be wary of any person who calls himself or herself a
THP, but does not adhere to the practice guidelines.
to study THP?
name „THP“ is still not protected by law. So any friend of animals
may call himself „THP“.
serious and responsible treatment can only be offered by a THP who had
an extensive course of study.
are special schools in Germany who teach all of the necessary subjects
such as anatomy, pathology, natural-treatments and homoeopathy. It is
necessary to be taught in the homoeopathic method of diagnosis and
treatments. The study to become a THP lasts about 18 month and one has
to finish it with an examination to get a diploma which allows one to
practice competently and ethically.
How to find a
Please contact :
and use the link to "Kooperation"
They will tell
you where you can find a THP in your area.