Massage is a therapeutic modality and, in its therapeutic capacity, should only be practiced by trained and certified practitioners.
for pet parents
Therapeutic massage is a healing modality applicable for all animal lifestyles and life-stages. The Community Series is designed specifically for pet parents to learn massage to utilize for the own animal. These courses do not provide certification as an animal massage therapist.
therapeutic animal massage certification
Our Practitioner Series classes are certified and regulated by the Colorado Department of Private Occupational Schools. Completion of this series provides students with a certification in therapeutic animal massage.
To practice as an animal massage therapist in Colorado, students must complete the following:
- Practitioner 01 - Introduction to Animal Massage Therapy
- Practitioner 02 - Body Mechanics & Practical Physiology
To be eligible to sit for the NBCAAM board certification exam, students must ALSO complete the following:
- Practitioner 03 - Massage as a Therapeutic Modality
- Practitioner 04 - Business Concepts & Implementation
continuing education & professional development
The key to being successful in any career is to never stop seeking new knowledge and skills. Our Professional Series enables those working in veterinary medicine and animal massage to continue to enhance their skills, discover new topics of interest and learn how to grow their business.
The classes in this series are designed for practitioners that have already earned their certification or hold another advanced degree i.e. veterinarians, technicians.