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Launch your career in canine rehabilitation
and surround yourself with puppy love

Are you frustrated or unfulfilled in your current job?
Wishing you could spend your days doing something you loved, like working with dogs?

Well now you can! These canine courses are accredited by the Australian Canine Rehabilitation Association (ACRA). By successfully completing either of these courses you will be able to work as an independent practitioner, with insurance, and display the ACRA logo.

Now's the time to finally make that career change to working with these furry guys, doing something you not only love but makes a difference in the lives of more pets while supporting yourself financially.

Click the links below to see the details of each course. If you have any further questions, please contact us.

Dog, big, small.

Certificate Program in Canine Remedial Massage

Canine Remedial Massage Course accredited by the ACRA

This course has been designed to teach individuals how to deliver a remedial massage treatment to a canine patient safely and effectively, working in conjunction with the patient’s vet as part of a healthcare team.

Certificate Program in Canine Hydrotherapy


This course has been designed to teach individuals how to deliver hydrotherapy to a canine patient safely and effectively, working in conjunction with the patient’s vet as part of a healthcare team.

About your Instructor Michelle Monk


Hi, I'm Michelle Monk. I'm the owner of Dogs In Motion Canine Rehabilitation. I am a qualified physiotherapist, and for the past 15 years, I’ve successfully run a Canine Rehabilitation business, helping tens of thousands of dogs move better, feel better and function better, whilst teaching other canine therapists how to do the same.

I've created these two accredited Canine certificate programs – one in Hydrotherapy and another in Remedial Massage, to enable you to gain a qualification in this rapidly growing industry and help you get the job of your dreams.

More importantly to me, by you completing these courses it will allow thousands more pets to receive the much needed treatment they are currently missing out on. Therefore giving more dogs the opportunity to recover from their injuries and surgery quicker, and help them move and feel better so they can enjoy more quality time with their owners.

This is what makes it all worthwhile

Here's what some of Michelle's clients have to say:

Dogs in motion canine rehabilitation client Chloe testimonial

"Dear Michelle, I wanted to let know how grateful I am for your rehabilitation of Chloe after her ACL operation.  It is now 12 weeks since her operation and her leg is well on the way to recovery with the muscle almost back to normal size.  It is so good to see her pain free and regaining her confidence.  She is loving being able to do a bit of running and playing again. Your programme of hydrotherapy, controlled exercises and reviews with you have worked miracles.  I've attached a few photos of her and Freddie using the pods.  Freddie's right leg is also a great tribute to your rehabilitation programme (fully recovered and back competing in Agility).

Thanks again." - Judy


"Since attending Dogs in Motion Buddy has improved so much! He had a grade 5 injury and couldn't use or feel his back legs. He walked using his front legs and dragged his back legs and couldn't wag his tail either. Now he can walk, run and play fetch. He can even use his back legs to scratch his neg and wag his tail again! You guys helped SO much! You helped us by giving us hope, someone to talk to about Buddy's issues and giving us attainable goals so we could help Buddy. The underwater treadmill sessions were amazing! We are so grateful for the help and support in getting our gorgeous boy healthy again.

Thank you." - Hayley & Jess

Dogs in Motion testimonial of Jenna the rescue dog

"I cannot speak highly enough of Michelle and her wonderful team at Dogs in Motion for their care, encouragement and professional approach to enable Jenna to now enjoy and sustain her mobility with the freedom to run and play in the park and at home.

Jenna my rescue Maremma was diagnosed with spinal canal stenosis 3 yrs ago. her future looked grim with paralysis and incontinence the end result. I credit Michelle and her program with now having a dog who is happy, much fitter than ever before, and with only slight signs of a limp left.

Her balance has improved 100% and she can even jump into the car to go to the park without assistance, something she was completely unable to do before. Dogs in Motion is a very special, professional, highly trained group of people dedicated to seeing every dog can reach their own potential with empathy and caring not only for our beloved companions but for us/me as well.
My love and thanks to you all - Lynne

Ready to start your new career

Begin your career in canine physiotherapy today