Purpose: To learn specialized massage skills to deal with a wide variety of health issues. In addition, you will be given assignments and guidance of your case studies to enhance your learning.

Course Information: The advanced canine massage course develops specialized massage skills to deal with a wide variety of health issues. Students will be introduced to the following specialized massage skills – acupressure, sports massage, lymphatic drainage massage, reflexology and the use of colour therapy. The course also introduces students to effective business development and sustainability skills and provides a wide variety of information on small business resources available through local, regional and national governments and financial institutions. The course also helps students perform 40 case studies. Students will be provided with a comprehensive manual and instructional video.

Prerequisites: Canine Anatomy and Physiology AND Introductory Canine Massage Course

What you can expect to learn in this course:

  • Sports massage.
  • Lymphatic drainage massage.
  • Acupressure techniques.
  • Reflexology techniques.
  • Colour therapy.
  • The relationship between conformation, injury and rehabilitation.
  • The relationship between specific dog sports / athletic endeavours, injury and rehabilitation.
  • Business development.
  • Completion of the case study requirement of 4 massages on 10 different dogs.

Course Completion Deadline: This course must be completed in its entirety within 8 months from the date of registration.

Instructor: Sheilagh O’Sullivan

Course Length: Ten 90 minute sessions.

Course Fee –

For Credit OnDemand: $475.00


Payment Plan available of three (3) monthly payments of $165.00 each.
Please read the Payment Plan policy.

Student Information:

Download Flash Player for free. 98% of computers worldwide already have Flash.

You must also read and agree to the E-Training for Dogs, Inc. Standard Terms and Conditions prior to taking a course: Click HERE to read these. You will be asked when you register if you have read them and will not be allowed to take the course if you do not agree to the terms.