Career Opportunities working as a Canine Remedial Massage Therapist
The Pet industry was already a massive and rapidly growing industry, with people spending more of their disposable income on their pets health and care than ever before. Now with the influx of pet owners due to Covid the medical and surgical treatments pet owners are investing in for their pets has increased substantially. Consequently, so too has the need for therapy treatments that can accelerate the dogs recovery and maximise their quality and length of life.
Becoming a Certified Canine Remedial Massage Therapist with our certificate courses provides you with the knowledge, training, and experience to do the following:
Work in a clinic: More vet clinics are adding rehabilitation and body therapies to their services and are looking for qualified Canine Remedial Massage Therapists to join their teams. Existing Canine Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Centres, and even dog groomers and dog kennels are also looking for qualified Canine Remedial Massage Therapists to help treat their patients as an additional and complimentary service. So, there are plenty of job opportunities on the rise once you are certified you just need to research what's available in your local area.
Start your own business: As the need for rehabilitation services increases, so too does the opportunity to open your own Canine Massage Centre or mobile business. We recommend doing thorough preliminary research and included in the course is a module on starting your own Remedial Massage business and how to work with your local veterinarian(s) to generate referrals for your new business.
Canine Remedial Massage Certification Course Basics
If you would like to spend your days doing something you love, making a difference in the lives of dogs and their owners, as part of the rapidly growing canine therapy industry, then this course is for you!
PREREQUISITES: There are no pre-requisites required except a love for dogs and a passion to help them live a long, happy & healthy life.
COURSE DURATION: You have 12-18 months to complete the course. This includes the workshop and the modules following the workshop.
HOURS OF STUDY REQUIRED: For most students it takes an average of 2-3 hours per week but this can vary depending on the students previous knowledge and learning capabilities.
NEXT COURSE COMMENCEMENT: The next Certificate in Canine Remedial Massage Course will commence 3RD APRIL 2023. Places are limited to ensure a high level of individual attention.
DELIVERY: This course is delivered entirely online with practical assignments submitted by students via video and reviewed individually PLUS a live virtual workshop delivered with real life case studies. There are advanced in-person workshops available to graduates however most students find they don't need these due to the in depth knowledge gained during this course.
LANGUAGES: The entire course is presented in English including lectures, The App, assignments and resources. Transcriptions are NOT currently available. Therefore, students are required to be fluent in English otherwise the course may prove to be too difficult.
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19-21 JULY 2024
Countries we currently have students from:
United States of America
This Canine Remedial Massage Course is accredited by the Australian Canine Rehabilitation Association (ACRA). www.caninerehabassociation.com.au ACRA is the governing body for the practise of Canine Rehabilitation and Canine Remedial Massage in Australia.
We have had students from all over the world complete the certification but we do recommend checking with your local association and insurance company as to whether the certificate will be accepted in your country.
Approved Education Provider
The Canine Health & Wellbeing Academy is proud to have met the high standards and approval of the International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork AND the Association of Canine Water Therapy as a Preferred Education Provider. This ensures we maintain an exceptional standard of education and student learning experience.
This also gives students access to apply to the IAAMB for student membership which entitles them to access liability insurance, continuing education, mentors and additional support.