Our Mission

We are a professional community that provides and teaches the traditional values and techniques of holistic, complementary and alternative massage and bodywork for animals. We are dedicated to promoting, advancing and growing the practice of animal massage and bodywork through education, establishing industry standards and building an international network of support.


  • Develop a nationally accepted job description
  • Create a national uniform scope of practice
  • Support national competency assurance testing and accreditation
  • Publish a peer-reviewed journal to advance the growth and development of animal massage with documentation, research papers and discussion
  • Grow as an organization to be the preeminent responsible voice for our professional community