Canine Palliative/Hospice Care & Oncology Massage: Workshop
How can we best support our canine companions when they are
at their most vulnerable: during and after cancer, chronic illness, or injury,
and at the end of life? In this 2-day workshop, participants learn approaches
to palliative and hospice care that complement the care provided by a
veterinarian. Participants also receive an overview of canine cancer and learn
how massage and bodywork may help as an adjunct therapy. A blend of theory and
hands-on practice, this workshop covers topics such as the unique needs of the
palliative and hospice client, cancer myths and types of canine cancer, and
guidelines for working with cancer patients as well as with patients who have
other health-related conditions that require palliative and/or hospice care.
Additionally, participants learn about pet parent education and empowerment and
working with other caregivers. Special emphasis will be placed on learning safe
and effective bodywork techniques that can be used by pet professionals and pet
This is a Continuing Education course that can be taken at any time. No prerequisites.
CE hours are available for NBCAAM.
St. Louis 2022
Ontario, Canada 2022
Check Out Our CE Courses
- Applied Acupressure Fundamentals
- Sports Massage & Fitness for the Active Canine
- Canine Palliative/Hospice Care & Oncology Massage
There are more to come in 2022, too! Stay tuned!