it's not just rub a dub dub ...."
Carolyn has been massaging dogs and cats for over 7 years.
She currently has over 12 clients she visits on a regular basis.
Pepper (Carolyn's Client for over five years) is now 12 years old and
Blizzard is 16!!! Along with acupuncture, exercise, proper diet
and heavy doses of love, they continue, after five years, to
benefit from their weekly massage. Read their story and others by clicking on Happy tails!
Carolyn has been an animal lover her whole life. From childhood where she had lots of animals including dogs, cats, hamsters, fish, guinea pigs to today where she lives with three dogs and two cats her passion for animals continues to grow. Her heart and soul has been poured into this work and she will continue to educate herself and learn as much as she can to better the lives of animals. Carolyn is a graduate of the Small Animal Massage Certificate program at Bancroft School of Massage in Worcester, MA. There, she received over 200 hours of instruction in Small Animal Anatomy, Behavior, Handling and Management, Massage Techniques, CPR, first aid and Ethics.
Carolyn is also a Level I and Level II graduate of La Paw Spa's Canine Hydrotherapy program and a member of ACWT (Association of Canine Water Therapy). The teacher of this program and founder of La Paw Spa, Cindy Horsfall, is a pioneer in the world of canine hydrotherapy and is considered to be one of the country's most respected specialists.
Carolyn has completed courses in Ttouch, Canine Structure, and Behavior. She is also certified by American Red Cross under the Pet First Aid /CPR program and by the National Swimming Pool Foundation as a Certified Pool/Spa Operator.
Agility is a passion of Carolyn's and she currently is competing with her dogs Gingee and Shiner. They are members of the Act-Up Agility Club and the Australian Shepherd Club of America. Gingee and Shiner are also competing in Flyball and are members of the Canine Mastery Jumpmasters Flyball Team.
Doing what you love is freedom, loving what you do is happiness!!
Certified Small Animal Massage Therapist
Member of and Insured by:
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals
Heart 2 Heart Certified
La Paw Spa - Level Two Certified