Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage

Canine Massage Level 3 Correspondence


NBCAAM National Test requires additional hours, students will need to attend at least 1 level on-site.

Correspondence programs are not eligible for Washington State license.

Canine Massage Level 3

(Senior Canine Massage Therapist, SCMT)


Canine Massage level 3 is the final step in our Canine Massage program, but is only the beginning of the journey! The level 3 course focuses on senior massage, including:

  • Specific massage techniques that have a geriatric and quality of life focus including circulatory and palliative massage
  • Specific massage techniques that assist the immune system, help reduce pain, inflammation, and maintain a range of motion.
  • Grief counseling and end of life issues
  • Common conditions and injuries of geriatric dogs, their pathology and the accepted protocols currently used in veterinary medicine for treatment.
  • Manual lymphatic drainage
  • Energy work
  • Massage for inflammatory conditions
  • Ceremonies – Including introduction to specific essentials oils, herbs, and the use of color
  • Basic introduction to sound and color therapy
  • Continued development of assessment skills
  • Anatomy focus on the lymphatic system, joints, and nerve supply
  • 100 home study cognitive hours

Once you are ready, there will be a final written exam to take, in addition to a video submission of your practicum. Any student is welcome to schedule a time on-site at our Littleton, CO campus in place of submitting a video. The final step is the post coursework in the form of case studies. These act as your “real-life” experience, and this is how you will get your final certification.

Individual level prices are listed under the course name. We offer multiple level discounts:  Sign up & pay for multiple levels & receive 10% discount.   Discounts are deducted at time of payment.


  • $ 1,900.00
Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage