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Canine Aquatic Massage, PetMassage WaterWork™ Program 2

2-day hands-on workshop runs Friday and Saturday, following the Level 1 workshop. 9 AM to 4 PM. This workshop is designed to expand your skill set, confidence, and comfort working with dogs in warm water.

Course content is focused on

  • form refinement
  • body mechanics refinement
  • additional applications for aquatic canine massage
  • incorporating dry PetMassage skills and techniques to dogs in the water
  • advanced elements, sequences and protocols
  • and experiencing the joy of working with dogs and advanced level fellow colleagues in and with the water.

Fee Info:

Fee: $600.00

  • This includes all materials.
  • Ways to save:
    • You can register for this workshop with a 50% deposit today, with the remainder due the week before the first day of class.
    • Or you can save 5% by registering for this workshop and making one discounted payment of $570.00
    • IAAMB/ACWT members may save 10% with your discount, with payment at time of registration of $540. (Discounts cannot be combined.)


  • Completion of Canine Aquatic Massage, PetMassage WaterWork™ Program 1

Objectives / Goals:

  • Expand understanding of the theory, vocabulary & skills of PetMassage™ water techniques
  • Learn and incorporate “dry” PetMassage for Dogs techniques to PetMassage WaterWork™
  • Apply PetMassage WaterWork™ to enhance canine flexibility, muscle tone, and physical endurance
  • Learn to work with a wide variety of sizes, temperaments, and breeds of dogs safely and effectively
  • Use PetMassage WaterWork™ to increase muscle mass, strength, endurance, weight loss, proprioception
  • Use PetMassage WaterWork™ to access alternative neurologically plastic pathways to promote muscle use in movement restricted dogs

Prospective Students:

  • You are welcome to take this class in tandem with the Level 1 Program.
  • This program is for practitioners who have completed PetMassage WaterWork™ and PetMassage Canine Aquatic Massage Level 1 workshops from 2002-2018.
  • You are welcome to attend the Level 2 workshop in tandem with the WaterWork™ Refresher (Fee $950.00)
  • With the training provided in this program, you will expand your capacity to help dogs experience the restorative possibilities of massage in water.
  • Learn to incorporate variations of dry PetMassage skills and techniques to add dimension to your work and expand your potential for therapeutic support.

Home Study Courses Included in this program:

  • None

Included Materials:

  • Canine Aquatic Massage, PetMassage WaterWork™ Program 2 Manual (provided on site)

Accredited By:


The graduate is a Certified PetMassage™ WaterWork™ Advanced Practitioner (CPWAP)

Continuing Education Credits (CECs) / Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Available For:

Animal Massage Practitioners, Massage Therapists (MTs)

Number of Continuing Education Credits (CECs) / Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Earned:


Before Workshop Info:

You’ll receive information about the workshop location and proper attire (what to wear) in your confirmation letter.

During Workshop Info:


Please note, this program travels to off-site pool equipped facilities. We are currently holding workshops at:

The Dog Dive in Kalamazoo, Michigan

When you enroll for a program, included in your registration packet along with an email is a link to where to stay, dine, and walk your dogs for the city that the PetMassage™ WaterWork™ Workshop will be hosted.

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