For the Love of Animals

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

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The Future Is In Your Hands

Turn your passion for horses into a rewarding career. Learn tools to help your horse live their best life. At NWSAM, we offer courses for career-seekers and horse lovers alike.
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NWSAM: Where All Students Are Honored Students

Bringing students who need training and animals who need therapy together.
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Lola! I just wanted to…say with the most sincerest of love and gratitude “Thank you!” from the bottom of my heart. 9 years ago I chose massage school over nursing school. That first session at  NWSAM…set me on the  journey of my life! That first session of school opened up my world in more ways than I could ever explain. Today I was asked to speak at a clinic in Woodland. People want to hear what I have to say!!! Everyday I get to work on a horse it feeds my soul like no other. I am definitely doing what I am meant to do. For that….. I thank you! Your little school literally changed my life! I am forever indebted to you, Megan and NWSAM!!!!!!

~ Stephanie VanDitmos

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

I can honestly say that taking the course was one of the best experiences of my life!  I was nervous when the week long practical came around, but I would do it again in a heartbeat!  The work was challenging, but so fun!  The hardest part was not leaving the animal shelter with a new companion!!!

~ Elisa Pantelemon Wagner — Small Animal graduate

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

I feel very lucky to have been able to attend this program.  The entire experience was very rewarding and positive.  I’m excited to get out and … start building a new practice!

~ Linda Nylander– Large Animal graduate

I loved the whole class!  In particular, I thought the content of information and the way it was presented was very easy to follow.  I especially enjoyed learning about essences and intuition.

~ Carrie Small — Small Animal graduate

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