How Was Modern Dog Massage Created?
I took the years I spent as an educator and manager at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo,
mixed in more years managing at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium,
added a graduate program in animal-assisted therapy,
the start up of a business creating dog-at-work programs,
and LOTS of time studying canine massage in Cleveland, Chicago and D.C.
I combined all these experiences, and added a life-long love of dogs...
THAT'S the crazy, wonderful, round-about way Modern Dog Massage came to be!
I'm fortunate enough to share life with my amazing husband, and our dogs,
Scottish Highland cows, chickens and honey bees on a beautiful farm south of Cleveland.
- Diane Pekarek
Nationally Board Certified Canine Massage Therapist,
Chicago School of Canine Massage
Specializing in Palliative, Hospice & Oncology Massage
Canine CPR & First-Aid Instructor, Pet Emergency Education, LLC
Certified Fear Free Practitioner, Level 1
Trained in Low-Stress Handling