Developers of the profession took techniques and functional theories from human chiropractic and merged these with the science and expertise of Veterinary medicine.  Animal Chiropractors are qualified Vets or Chiropractors (or both) and have completed post graduate training and examination in Animal Chiropractic, are fully insured and are members of a reputable Professional Association such as the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA).