National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage News


For those who have not read my earlier post on the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure (NBCAAM), it was established in 2008 on the initiative of Amy Snow and Nancy Zidonis of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute. Their goal was to establish professional standards for animal massage and acupressure practitioners and, in their own […]

TTouch – Light Bodywork With Amazing Results

Leea Foran

Today’s post is on TTouch, a type of very light bodywork that helps animals with all kinds of problems, both physical and psychological. I took a weekend workshop in TTouch for dogs at Bancroft School of Massage a few years ago (with Leea, who is our featured practitioner today), and I was really amazed at […]

AWG Recommendeds: Getting In TTouch With Your Dog


Getting in TTouch with Your Dog by Linda Tellington-Jones TTouch is not massage; it is a series of very light movements intended to activate the cells and “awaken the cellular intelligence”. Linda Tellington-Jones invented this bodywork method after having an epiphany during a Feldenkrais class: she all of a sudden realized that the technique she […]

Alternative Healing Modalities


There are many ways to promote health, and most holistic animal health practitioners are trained in more than one technique. I would like to point out that while most of us turn to one or several therapies to fix a problem or cure an illness, these are all wonderful as preventative therapies as well. I […]