Canine Massage Practitioner Certification
- Canine Massage Practitioner (CMP) is awarded upon completion of the Canine Massage Theory and Techniques Program.
- Master Canine Massage Practitioner (MCMP) A student certified as a CMP can seek advanced certification by completing any combination of 5 Petting with a Purpose classes, and the Holistic Touch Therapy First Aid & CPR classes.
All classes on this Canine Massage Practitioner Certification page are NCBTMB approved.
Canine Massage Theory and Techniques
In the Canine Massage Theory and Techniques Program, Dr. Sue presents a comprehensive view of how the touch of massage affects the body, mind and spirit of the dog. Modules 1-6 stress how the eleven organ systems of the dog's body perceive, respond to, and heal with massage. Modules 7-12 present the application and appropriate use of more than 30 Swedish massage strokes. Upon registration, you receive a copy of Dr. Sue's book, Balance Your Dog: Canine Massage. Classes include downloadable handouts, video clips of each massage move, reading assignments in Balance Your Dog: Canine Massage, and tests that are immediately graded online.
The Online Class presents Modules 1-12 online. All the work is done in the comfort of your home with your own dog(s).
The Combo Class offers Modules 1-6 online and a Modules 7-12 Workshop onsite with Dr. Sue.
Modules 1-12 Online — $1,500
Modules 1-6 Online & Modules 7-12 On-Site Workshops — $1,500
Modules 1-6 Online — $750
Learn on your computer in the comfort of your home.
Modules 7-12 Onsite Workshops — $750
Register at least 2 weeks in advance.
Learn hands-on with Dr. Sue.
- March 11-12, 2017
- April 28-29, 2017
- June 10-11, 2017
- September 9-10, 2017
- October 7-8, 2017
Limited to 4 students per class.
A $375.00 deposit reserves a workshop position.
The balance of $375.00 is due 2 weeks prior to the workshop.
The number of students per class is limited to four students at the Holistic Touch Therapy facility and by space at other facilities.
A deposit is required for enrollment in all on-site classes. The amount of the deposit is one-half of the course tuition. The balance of the tuition is due one week in advance of the course to allow time for a student to receive required pre-course materials.
A student may withdraw from an on-site class at any time. Administrative fees may be charged.
A student may withdraw from an online course at any time. No refund will be available.