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Learn Animal Massage, Acupressure and Aromatics from the leader in animal therapy education.

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Everyone at the school made me feel so special and so important. They went out of their way to make sure students succeeded. I can’t thank them enough for giving my life new found joy and a feeling of doing something so special and important in this crazy world. Thank you to Lola and all her staff at NWSAM.

~ Lorna Boydston — Small Animal graduate

Good afternoon. I wanted to take a moment today to personally thank you for the opportunity The Gorilla Grant I was awarded provided me. I completed my SAMP100 practical this past Saturday with a 97! You have an excellent team in Sandy, Lori, Jaime and Rubi. Each one of them helped me get to where I am today. I’m so excited about my future and the great things that I can do for the small animals in my community! I hope to honor your Gorilla and my Peatie with every special soul I come in contact with.   Thanks again for everything!   Margaret Taormina, CSAMP

~ Margaret Taormina, Oregon Graduate 2013

I am very impressed with this program and will recommend it to anyone interested in this field.  I look forward to continuing my education through the Northwest School of Animal Massage.

~ Lyndsey Durning — Small Animal graduate

Open and accessible instructors!  Great variety of techniques! Very patient and non-judgemental.  Promotes student success.

~ PT Reap — Large Animal graduate

I found the instructors to be excellent at demonstrating and explaining information.  By the time I went to the practical session, I felt very prepared.

~ Polly Klein — Small Animal graduate

I’m even more enthused to pursue this avenue of bodywork.  This has been one of the best continuing education courses I’ve ever done.  Thank you!

~ Kelly Van Allen — Large Animal graduate

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The School is licensed under Chapter 28C.10.  Inquiries or complaints regarding this or any other private career school may be made to the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, 128 10th Avenue SW, Olympia, WA  980504-3105 ((360) 753-5673).

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