The instructor and founder of PetMassage™ is Jonathan Rudinger, BFA, Ohio State University, RN (Registered Nurse), LMT (Massage Therapist) licensed by the Ohio State Medical Board and Certified Aquatics Leader through the Arthritis Foundation YMCA Aquatic Program, Founder and Instructor at the PetMassage™ Headquarters and Director of The PetMassage™ Research Institute.
Jonathan Rudinger, RN LMT has been instrumental in developing the field of canine massage for people at home and at the professional level since the mid-1990's. He has facilitated over 200 week-long canine PetMassage workshops at the PetMassage™, Ltd. in Toledo OH and created home-study courses that have provided instruction for thousands of dog owners.
Recognized as an authority on massage for dogs he has been interviewed on National Public Radio, all the major radio and television networks and cable networks. He has been featured in Whole Dog Journal, Dog Fancy Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Massage Magazine, Animal Wellness Magazine, Massage Today and Massage Therapy Journal.
PetMassage™ as a specific practice is included in the new TouchAbilities Massage Therapy textbook. Jonathan is also the founder and president of the International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork.
PetMassage™ LTD is approved by the:
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as continuing education provider #285813-00
The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
The Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP)
The International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork (IAAMB)