The Natural Rearing Dog Breeder’s Association
A Premier Organization
is comprised of like-minded breeders, natural animal health professionals and dog owners dedicated to the principles of rearing our dogs as close to nature as possible. Only incorporating natural remedies and only as needed. We promote a healthy lifestyle to support the complete dog (mind, body and spirit) while promoting an awareness for our changing world.
The Natural Rearing Breeder’s Assoc stands for INTEGRITY. This association consists of breeders dedicated to the natural rearing of quality,health tested, pure bred dogs. This includes feeding a raw, natural diet along with no vaccinations (at the very least – minimal) and raising the dogs in a loving environment full of stimulation to produce intelligent, healthy dogs capable of fulfilling the design of their breed for function. Our members are dedicated to the ethical treatment of dis-ease of the mind, body and emotions using holistic/natural/naturopathic health methods. Our members are ‘approved’ breeders who have agreed to and signed our Code of Ethics as well as members who have degrees, registered, licensed or certified professionals in holistic/natural animal health field(s) dedicated to life, health and longevity of dogs.
All members have proven track-records and experience. All professional members’ credentials have been verified to ensure the integrity of this organization and the services each member provides. NRBA strives to be a leader in bringing to the dog community accurate, reliable and factual information regarding educating the public on the whole dog approach of natural rearing. We strive to set the standard and an example nationwide of the strength of a community and an organization.
What Do You Mean by HOLISTIC APPROACH?
We are dedicated to the belief that health is a state of mind and spirit as well as body. We believe that dis-ease should be treated in a positive and constructive manner approaching the cause and not just the symptoms. Working to support and enhance the mind, body and spirit to bring balance to the ‘whole’ dog for complete physical, emotional and spiritual health.
Natural Health Care For My Dog Is New To Me.
The American Council of Animal Naturopathy (ACAN) has individual modules/classes in natural/naturopatic animal care as well as a very extensive small animal naturopathy course that when sucessfully completed will qualify you for certification as a Natural Animal Health Coach. We are also currently in the process of creating a natural rearing breeders course which should be available in the Spring of 2013.
How Can I find an Animal Naturopath, Natural Animal Health Coach or a true Holistic Animal Health Professional in My Area?
Our partner, the American Council of Animal Naturopathy, lists all the certified animal naturopaths and holistic veterinarians available at this time. Our members include not only NR breeders but certified animal naturopaths and natural animal health practitioners throughout the USA and Canada. Please visit our VND and Holistic veterinarian page under REFERRAL on our navagation bar above for listings and how to contact them. All natural animal health professionals listed are degreed, licensed or certified in their respective fields and are in good standing in the community with proven track records.
Do You Have a Referral Service?
NRBA provides an on-line Referral Service to help you locate a breed specific NRBA breeder and/or a qualified, natural animal healthcare practitioner as well as mentoring consultations.
I Am Not A Breeder But Would Like To Advertise Or Be Listed On Your Site
Wonderful! We have a membership for the pet owner or holistic groomer and dog daycare provider – If you would like to join just to have access to education and/or to have your natural pet business advertised, this is the membership for you! You will be listed on our Referral Service page for only $25.00 a year as long as you maintain a reciprocal link to the NRBA and ACAN (American Council of Animal Naturopathy) on your website.
I Still Have Questions, Who Can I Talk To?
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How Do I Join?
It’s easy. You can apply on-line HERE or by downloading our application, filling out and scanning into an email to us. Don’t forget to review our Code of Ethics
Where or How Do I Pay My Yearly Dues?
Currently, there are no dues required for Breeder Members as we continue to promote natural rearing and add only true natural rearing breeders as members.