In this 15 hour course, you will learn: the benefits of dog massage, indications and contraindications, when to refer to a vet, basic canine anatomy, several different massage strokes and when to use each stroke, a full-body canine relaxation massage routine, 22 bones of the canine skeletal system, 15 muscles, basic canine hydrotherapy, a full canine stretching routine with range of motion which you will integrate into the full-body canine relaxation massage, as well as pre-event and post-event routines for canine athletes. Trained massage therapy demo dogs are provided for you to massage and practice on in class.
• All classes at Abundant Life Massage Education are approved by the NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork) for Massage Therapists. And also a "Preferred Provider" for IAAMB (International Association for Animal Massage and Bodywork). If you have taken 100 hours of Canine Massage training at another school, you may still take the Canine Massage Therapy Level 2 training through Abundant Life Massage in order to sit for the NBCAAM national exam.