Continuing Education / Workshop Certificate of Course Completion

Learn the skills to PetMassage TM  your own dogs at home or create a PetMassage TM for Dogs business. There are levels of training.

PetMassage for Dogs Workshops

PetMassageTM for Dogs Foundation Workshop             4 1/2 days includes 4 HS Modules  100*
PetMassageTM for Dogs Foundation Refresher             4 1/2 days  60*
PetMassageTM Foundation Workshop for Veterinarians and Vet Students                                       4 1/2 days  N/A
PetMassageTM for Dogs Advanced Workshop               5 days includes 2 HS Module  100
PetMassageTM for Dogs Advanced Refresher               5 days  60
PetMassage WaterWork TM Workshop 5 days  100
PetMassage WaterWork TM Refresher             5 days  60
Confident Dog Handling in Canine Massage                 4 hours on-site  4
Confident Dog Handling Refresher                             4 hours on-site  4
PetMassageTM Licensed Instructor Training 4 days plus student teaching  200  * 28 RAIVE CEs for  RVTs 


CEU information for all PetMassage™ workshops is as follows:

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Certificate of Course Completion CEUs
Foundation Workshop  Certified PetMassage Practitioner 100
5-Day Advanced Workshop Certified Advanced PetMassage Practitioner 100
5-Day WaterWork Workshop Certified PetMassage WaterWork Practitioner 100


About Certificate of Course Completion:

PetMassageTM offers a Certificate of Course Completion for each segment level of training: Foundation, Advanced, WaterWork and PetMassage™ Satellite School Instructor Training.

Certificates are offered by schools for having completed their courses. This documentation states that the student has satisfied their course requirements. Schools prove themselves to outside agencies by demonstrating that they can teach at a level considered professional by animal massage and bodywork peers.

PetMassageTM Foundation Workshop earns 100 CEUs, enough to qualify for membership in the IAAMB/ACWT and to obtain Practice Liability Insurance.

PetMassageTM Foundation and Advanced workshops equal 200 course hours and are credited towards requisite hours to sit for the newly created National Certification online test.

PetMassageTM is recognized by the NCBTMB (National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork) as continuing education provider #285813-00.

PetMassageTM is recognized by RAIVE, the Registry for Alternative and Integrative Veterinary Education, as an approved provider of continuing education. The Foundation Workshop earns 28 CEs for the RVT.

The freshly revised and extended PetMassage™ Advanced Workshop (now 100 hours) includes specialized focus on the canine anatomy, vocabulary, and canine pathology that will be a major part of the content in the National Certification test.

PetMassage™ is a founding member and Preferred Education Provider of the IAAMB/ACWT (International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork/Association of Canine Water Therapy) and is recognized by the ABMP (Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals) and the AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association).

Workshops Schedule