Learn to massage your dog.  PetMassage helps young dogs develop and stay healthy, senior dogs stay vital,  flexible, and playful, and all dogs become more healthy and balanced.

Help more dogs and their people as a Certified PetMassage Practitioner. Follow your bliss as an occupation with Hands-on, On-site programs:


Help us finance the new PetMassage heated indoor pool for Dog Swim Exercise and Canine Aquatic Massage.


“Learn Hands-On Skills In Our On-Site Programs”

Foundation - Foundation Refresher 

Introduction and Fundamentals of the Practice of Canine Massage. Learn the basic concepts, skills and knowledge set of PetMassage, the PetMassage dog handling skills used in sessions, correct body mechanics so you can practice safely, easily and for a long time. Small classes with abundant informal individualized instruction with PetMassage founder, Jonathan Rudinger.

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Advanced - Advanced Refresher

Enhance and expand your PetMassage practice to be more comprehensive and effective. This workshop is a great balance of Right and Left brain activity. It includes in-depth energy work training, medical terminology, more advanced canine anatomy for the canine massage practitioner, kinesiology, gait and body mechanics, canine pathologies you will encounter in your practice, and exercises in business development and marketing.

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   Canine Aquatic PetMassage Training Program 

Canine Aquatic PetMassage is powerfully effective in canine rehabilitation, athletic dog conditioning, weight loss programs, and hospice care. Learn to apply a completely different set of PetMassage skills, concepts, body mechanics, and therapeutic options when you work with dogs in heated pools. There are no prerequisites for this workshop

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What Our Students Have To Say

These are just a few of the many kind words students have shared with us about their experience with our programs and the Team of PetMassage Training and Research Institute. You can see a full list on our Testimonials page.

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PetMassage In The News:

Jonathan is interviewed by Dr. Karen Becker. Learn More >




Why Your Pup Needs a Massage, Too

Jonathan is a guest in episode 29 of this podcast.
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