Michelle Monk says, "I find my passion at the intersection between helping people and helping animals. As an Animal Physiotherapist, I am driven to assist pet owners to help their own dogs, through the provision of compassionate rehabilitation services, helping to strengthen the bond between owner and pet, whilst maximising quality and longevity of life."
Michelle Monk began her physiotherapy career as a human physiotherapist after graduating from Melbourne's LaTrobe University. Having always had a passion for helping people to improve their mobility and a love for canine's she was disappointed to discover that her beloved four-legged friends didn't have access to the same level of physiotherapy. Michelle set about changing this after completing her Masters Degree in Animal Physiotherapy and went on to a post-graduate Diploma in Myofascial Trigger Point & Dry Needling and a certification in Remedial Massage.
As the chief instructor and founder at the Canine Health & Wellbeing Academy Michelle is dedicated to providing as many pets and their owners as possible to have access to quality rehabilitation services.
She achieves this by teaching the Canine Health Academy programs allowing her to share her knowledge and experience with others and enable them to also deliver quality animal health and fitness services. So in the end, more pets can live longer, happier lives with their owners.
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The Canine Health EXTEND™ Methodology
Michelle Monk has been one of Australia's leading Canine Physiotherapists treating patients for over fifteen years in her clinic in Melbourne. In both 2010 and 2015 she was voted the Best Canine Specialist Provider of the year by Master Dog Breeders Association (MDBA).
Through the treatment of thousands of canine patients Michelle has created her signature treatment methodology EXTEND™ which is designed to extend the quality and length of a dog's life so that each dogs owner can spend as much time together with their best friend as possible.
This EXTEND™ method forms the basis of all of Michelle's teachings, writing and treatments and is the reason for her award-winning success as a canine physiotherapist.
As a student of the Canine Health & Wellbeing Academy you will have the benefit of learning this methodology either in part of entirety depending on which course you choose to complete.
What Michelle does
When Michelle isn't creating or presenting courses at the academy these are some of the things you will find her doing:
CANINE REHABILITATION CLINIC
Dogs in Motion
Michelle Monk started the Dogs in Motion Canine Rehabilitation in 2002 and has treated thousands of dogs since then to improve their mobility, health and lives
CANINE REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION
As a board member of the ACRA Michelle Monk is committed to standardising the quality of canine rehabilitation education & treatment practices in Australia
LEADER IN CANINE
Michelle Monk designed and built the first canine underwater rehabilitation treadmill and continues to be the leader in this field of treatment
2010 and 2015 AWARD WINNING
Michelle Monk was voted by the Master Dog Breeders and Associates (MDBA) as the winner of the 2010 and 2015 best Canine Specialist Provider
Book Michelle as a Speaker
As an international speaker and published author, combined with her passion for all things four-legged and furry, Michelle Monk makes an entertaining, educated and thoroughly enjoyable speaker on the topics of canine rehabilitation.
With keynote topics such as:
Cruciate Recovery Acceleration
Canine Hydrotherapy Benefits
Correct exercise, diet, and environment for your dog
And much more...
If you would like to discuss the possibility of having Michelle customise a topic for your audience and speak at one of your events or conferences please download the speakers kit and get in touch.