Holistic Animal Therapy Organisation (formerly HATAA)
The purposes of the Holistic Animal Therapy Organisation are:
To advance, support and empower qualified natural animal health practitioners world-wide by progressing the field of holistic animal health care through supporting qualified holistic animal health practitioners and by offering training in natural animal health and educating the public about the benefits of holistic animal health care and the importance of seeking professional advice for their animals.
Our aim is to increase awareness and advance the field of holistic animal health by providing formal training and professional recognition of animal nutritionists, animal herbalists, animal naturopaths, animal massage therapists and other natural animal health practitioners and to represent the interests of and provide support for holistic animal therapists through professional advice, education, resources, a referral system and an opportunity for social interaction. HATO also sets professional standards and a code of ethics for animal naturopaths, animal herbalists, animal nutritionists, animal massage therapists and other practitioner members. HATO approves suitable animal naturopathy courses and courses in animal nutrition, herbal medicine for animals, animal homeopathy, equine and canine acupuncture, canine massage, equine massage and other education in natural animal health for practitioners and seeks affiliation and accreditation with like-minded groups and associations both in Australia and overseas to promote public awareness of holistic animal therapies and holistic animal care within the community. The Holistic Animal Therapy Organisation also acts as a forum for discussion in animal naturopathy and holistic animal therapies and to foster the teaching of holistic animal healing principles through media channels, community groups and educational institutions and encourages networking between our accredited practitioner members and the veterinary profession for the benefit of all animals to increase holistic understanding between all species. HATO also aims to promote and educate people on animal naturopathy, animal nutrition and alternative health care and safe and effective natural animal therapies that do not cause pain and suffering and avoid the use of toxic drug therapy or products or invasive surgery when there are alternatives. HATO is the premier organisation for qualified animal naturopaths, animal herbalists, animal nutritionists, animal homeopaths, canine and equine massage therapists and other accredited natural animal health practitioners.
Our passion and love for all creatures deserves to be known by all who have the same desire.