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Who is this course for?

Join our foundation dog massage training course to give you the tools in both evaluating and treating dogs the right way.  This workshop has been designed to teach individuals on how to assess, evaluate and provide a massage treatment to canines safely and successfully.

There are no prerequisites for this course, however, a background in the animal industry or Massage is an advantage. This course is designed to enable participants on completion; the foundations to massage dogs the right way, safely and successfully.

Duration: 3.5 hours

BYO dog as it’s who we learn from.

Dog Massage Course ONLY $87

Brief overview of Dog Massage Workshop:

  • The benefits of Massage
  • Canine Anatomy
  • Why muscles injure
  • Working safely with Dog Massage
  • Assessment of the canine prior to treatment
  • Elements of Dog Massage
  • Dog Massage techniques
  • Treatment Goals and the importance of working with Vets

Evaluation & Assessment:

Learn the importance of anatomy, structure, and confirmation before treating your dogs; recognise subtle abnormalities in the dog’s movement, earlier, to provide therapeutic benefit and treat injuries before they worsen.

Participants gain hands-on practical experience with their dogs.

Treatment – What, When, Why, Where, & How

Learn the six most-used dog massage techniques to take home and use safely and effectively on your dogs.  Such as:

  • What type of technique to use;
  • When the technique is most useful;
  • Why the technique will have the best effect on your canine;
  • Where on the body the technique should be performed; and lastly
  • How to perform the technique

Hands-On Demonstration and Practical Exercise

A demonstration, showing dog massage techniques, effects, and methods, with plenty of practical exercises throughout the workshop, enabling participants to practice skills learned.

It’s a fun, educational day enjoyed by all … especially the dogs!

What participants and educational provider said about our dog massage workshop

“Easy to understand & follow.  It was presented in a way all attending could follow.  Time flew!  Handouts great.” – Susan Krol

“A very engaging and hands-on workshop that would benefit all dogs and handlers.” – Alex Lara

“This short course gave me a better understanding and appreciation of how to interact with a dog through massage.” – Rachael Fanucchi

“It was a fantastic morning. I learnt heaps. Loved it!”
– Kellie

“Really informative and interesting workshop. Loved that there was a hands-on component too”
– Kate

“We’re looking forward to running many more workshops with you in the future”
– Chews Australia


Registration Process


Select location and date from workshop list.


Enter you and your dogs details.


Finalise your registration by making payment to secure your spot.


Receive registration confirmation from Canine Balance upon sucessful payment tranaction.

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    It is NOT mandatory to bring your own dog.
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Canine Balance Workshop Locations


Southern Obedience Dog Club
56 Sodden Road,
Bangholme VIC 3175



Coimadai Park
2150 Gisborne Road,
Coimadai VIC 3340



Bendigo Dog Obedience Club
Recreation Reserve, Finn Street
Bendigo, VIC 3550


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