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Canine Massage Fundamentals: Online

Part 1 of 2
Prepare for your hands-on work with dogs by adding more blocks to your foundation of knowledge. Learn key massage concepts, including massage background, palpation theory, scope of practice, and proper documentation. You'll also begin your journey into canine anatomy and physiology.

This online course contains approximately 8 hours of content.

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What's included?

  • 9 Modules
  • 34 Lessons
  • 17 PDF Downloads
  • 8 Quizzes & Activities
  • 1 Final Exam

Build Onto Your Foundation 

You will learn more about massage and its role in a dog's health and well-being, understand the difference between assessment and diagnosis, know what it means to stay within a scope of practice, and learn proper documentation techniques.

Learn Challenging Skills

More challenging skills take more time to learn, so you'll begin the multi-step process of learning palpation, which is as much an art as it is a science.  Additionally, the first step in your journey of learning canine anatomy and physiology starts here with an introduction to the integumentary, skeletal, and muscular systems.

Welcome to Canine Massage Fundamentals - Part 1

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Canine Massage Fundamentals: Workshop

Part 2 of 2
Part 2 of Canine Massage Fundamentals takes you into the classroom for intensive hands-on practice and continued exploration of the how-to of palpation skills, proper application of fundamental massage techniques, passive range of motion, and more. You'll have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of live dogs while receiving real-time guidance, feedback, and support from your instructor.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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