Specialist Course & Certification

NEW! Become a Canine Essential Oils Specialist

Confidently Create or Buy The RIGHT Essential Oil For Your Dog That’s SAFE … WITHOUT Feeling Overwhelmed Or Scared You Might Harm Him.

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What You'll Learn ...

  • How to find or build quality essential oils right at home
  • Which commercial oils are dangerous and what to look for on the label
  • How the extraction process works and why that’s so important when it comes to a safe, quality product
  • Why essential oils sometimes get a bad rap and why it’s stood the test of time for over 5,000 years
  • Why including your dog in the essential oil process is so important
  • How to expertly decide which essential oil to choose based on your dog’s natural reactions and symptoms
  • How to recognize the common false marketing jargon we’re plagued with
  • How different oils work together (or don’t!)

Meet Your Instructors

Isla Fisher

Isla Fishburn BSc Masters PhD

Dr Isla Fishburn has a BSc in Zoology, a Masters and a PhD in Conservation Biology. With a passion for conservation, ecosystem health and re-connecting people to nature, Isla believes this is where true healing begins.

Isla works closely with raw feeding companies, holistic vets, naturopaths, and is on the expert panel for Benyfit Natural raw Dog food. She's always researching and advancing her knowledge on how to improve wellness and create a healthier and cleaner planet where humans, animals, plants and all elements can co-exist in harmony.

Rita Hogan

Rita Hogan is a canine herbalist and co-founder of Farm Dog Naturals, an herbal remedy company for the all-natural dog. Rita combines nature with her love for dogs by offering consulting that focuses on dogs as individuals: mind, body and spirit. Her practice incorporates herbal medicine, complementary therapies and environmental stewardship to help dogs and people find balance and partnership with nature. Connect with Rita through her website: canineherbalist.com

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Become Certified In Canine Essential Oils And ...

Help heal and comfort your dog without using harmful and expensive prescription drugs.

Mother Nature’s oldest and most powerful healers have been helping sick dogs and their people for over 5,000 years.

You'll become an expert in:

  • Buying quality oils for your dog
  • Choosing the right oil for your dog
  • How to use essential oils holistically and more effectively
  • The chemical layers of essentials oils and the different extraction methods
  • Essential oil safety

How Essential Oils Can Help Your Dog

You might have shied away from Essential Oils because you’ve been told they are dangerous to dogs 

well that CAN be true.

They can also be EXTREMELY GOOD for your dog and effective when it comes to issues like …

  • Anxiety
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Pain
  • Nausea
  • Coughing
  • Dandruff
  • Injuries
  • Blood Pressure
  • Mucous

Next Steps

Step 1: Take The Course

The Certification Course is approximately 8-9 hours of video training. Most classes can be completed in a weekend if you're working on them full-time, but 7 to 14 days is the recommended time to complete the course.

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Step 2: Pass The Test

Once you complete the course, you'll be able to sit for the final exam (which is taken online). The exam isn't tricky, but you'll need a passing grade of 75% to get certified and you can take the test up to three times. If you don't receive a passing grade after the third attempt, you'll be required to go back through the course again. The exam should take from 30 to 60 minutes to complete and consists of 75 multiple choice questions.

Step 3: Get Your Certificate And Badge

Upon successful completion of the course and exam, you'll receive a personalized badge and certificate. Your badge works with Mozilla's Open Badges Project, so it can be displayed in places that matter, including your website, email signature or LinkedIn profile. Plus you'll receive a full color certificate that's suitable for framing so you can display your achievement.

Course Description And Details

In this course you'll learn everything you need to know about Canine Essential Oils. 

Canine Essential Oils Specialist

Module 1

Holistic Aromatherapy

Here you’ll get a brief history of essential oils from ancient time to the present, find out the different ways you can practise using essential oils and we’ll compare different models of aromatherapy and find out what “using essential oils holistically” actually means.

Module 2

Essential Oils In The Body

Find out what an essential oil actually IS and how Traditional Chinese Medicine’s 5-element theory can help you use essential oils with your dog more holistically - and more effectively. Learn about canine energetics and scent anatomy and why they’re such an important process for your dog.

Module 3

Chemistry & Extraction

Don’t be scared of the title. This module will simplify the different chemical layers of essential oils and how those chemicals are produced through the extraction process. You’ll want to understand the extraction methods in order to identify quality essential oil products.

Module 4

Essential Oil Quality

Let’s cut through the jargon and marketing. We’ll help you understand quality standards when it comes to commercial essential oils and how testing methods work to find pure essential oils for your dog.

Module 5

Essential Oil Safety

Well, this is important. There is a safe way to use essential oils and then, there’s not-so-safe-ways. Dr Isla Fishburn will talk about  essential oil metabolism and contraindications of oils. Then lastly you'll learn about the essential oils you should use with caution, and oils you should avoid all together. 

Module 6

Methods Of Use

This is the fun part! Here you will see just how dog’s act around essential oils. This is called self-selection and a very important part of giving essential oils to your dog.

Module 7

Monographs, Applications and Protocols

Here you’ll get a full rundown of each essential oil to get you familiarize you AND you’ll get a protocol plan with recipes. To end the course you’ll be able to review protocols, vocabulary, shopping references, books and more!

What You'll Get:

When you enroll today, you'll receive instant access to:

  • Canine Essential Oils Course
  • 7 Core Modules
  • 28 Lessons
  • 34 Videos
  • 7 Quizzes

Choose The Plan That's Right For You ...



  • Testing & Certification
  • Shareable Badges
  • Printed Certificate
  • 24/7 Online Access
  • Free Updates

  • Unlimited Courses
  • Digital Badges
  • Print Certifications
  • DNM Elite Access
  • Admin Panels

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Become A Certified

Canine Essential Oils Specialist

... And help heal and comfort your dog naturally, without resorting to harmful drugs and expensive vet visits.