Kathy is an avid animal lover trained in Canine water therapy and massage, and is a member of the International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork/ Association of Canine Water Therapy. Kathy is thrilled to have been taught by the pioneer and leading educator of Canine Water Therapy, Cindy Horsfall of La Paw Spa, gaining Level 1 &2 certification in ‘the Heart of Canine Aquatic Therapy’. Kathy obtained her Small Animal Massage Practitioner through the Northwest School of Animal Massage, as well as locally at Innovative Pet Touch. Kathy holds a Veterinary Assistant certification through Pima, and is Pet First Aid and CPR certified.
She has continued her education through All About Animal Massage focusing on Senior Dogs: Meridian Massage and Acupressure, as well as Helping Your Dog’s Hips. A recent certificate of completion in Spirits in Transition, taught by Dr. Ella Bittel, DVM was incomparable in the study of hospice care and end of life living. Kathy also practices the healing energy of Reiki, has volunteered with the care of animals her entire life, has a fierce passion for dogs, and finds all these tools most beneficial in creating a customized and individual experience for your canine friend.