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Merishia Massage Association Members Canine Practitioners

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Barbara Barnes

North Yorkshire

Qualified therapist, assisting with Equine and Dogs to improve mobility & manage pain through massage and Proprioception, increasing their quality of life, around the North Yorkshire area.

Fully insured, meeting the standards of the Merishia Therapists and the Sports Tissue and Massage Practitioners body, STAMP, as a recommended practitioner.

In the words of the Canine Arthritis Management “ Your Dogs, more Years”.

Phone: 07734 394823



Rebeccah Baylis

Devon, Dorset & Somerset

Rebeccah Baylis from Little Green Stables (LGS) LGS offers a whole animal approach to health, wellness, maintenance and performance.

Becky is a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist and Herbal Consultant working with Zoopharmacognosy, holding further Certificates in Myofascia release (MFR), Equine and Canine Massage, Acupressure and Mobilisation.

Working in Veterinary practice for much of her younger years, Becky now works freelance working with her client base as well as teaching, tutoring, mentoring and offering CPD’s to other therapists and owners covering and sourcing a range of specialists to work together to improve skills and develop knowledge further.


Phone: 07799 837380



Jo Blake

Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex

Jo Blake is a Godalming based mobile holistic therapist covering the A3 corridor and beyond, offering a variety of therapies to provide support in achieving the very best quality of life through physical and emotional wellbeing for people and dogs.

Phone: 07813 609239


Diane Boulanger

Leicestershire, Northamptonshire & Warwickshire

I am a fully qualified practitioner in Merishia Massage, Applied Herbal Self Selection and Reiki Master working predominantly with dogs within Rugby and the surrounding areas.

Amanda Brooks


I have lived with dogs for over 45 years, so to say I am passionate about them is an understatement!

I offer a range of hands on therapies, together with photo-therapy and always work within the dog’s limits to apply these techniques in a relaxed and comfortable way to promote freedom of movement and help enhance your dog’s well-being.

I am based in Wells and to help maintain a stress free experience in familiar surroundings, I offer home visits providing my services to areas within a 30 mile radius

Phone: 07932 622295



Tania Carlyle

Dorset & Somerset

My passion for dogs and interest in natural and complementary therapies combined when I was lucky enough to bring a rescue Sprollie home and started participating in dog agility.

I offer physical and energetic therapies to help your best friend to live a happy, comfortable and active life, whatever their age or condition.

I am qualified in Merishia Canine Massage, Crystal Therapy, Reiki, Hoopers training and Advanced Canine First Aid.

Phone: 07933 791407


Karen Collins


Karen Collins offers a mobile service providing canine massage and low level laser therapy across Nottinghamshire and surrounding areas.

A veterinary nurse with over 15 years experience, Karen has trained extensively in canine massage and works regularly as part of the multidisciplinary team, providing support for a wide range of dogs.

Phone: 07791 060641



Louise Collins


I’ve always had a passion for dogs, ever since I was young. They’ve always featured highly in my life.

For over a decade now, I’ve been working in canine rehabilitation. I am a level 4 Canine Merishia Massage Practitioner, Canine Sports Massage therapist and level 3 canine hydrotherapist.

Using the techniques, I have learned, along with phototherapy I am able to tailor treatments individually to your dog needs, I additionally keep myself up to date with canine first aid.

Phone: 07894 458645


Helen Clark

Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, London & Norfolk

Helen is proud to provide a personal and professional service that has the welfare of you, your horse and your dog at heart. Helen qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2005 and went on to combine her passion for horses and dogs, by pursuing additional training in equine and canine massage and other therapy modalities. Helen is also a tutor for the Equine and Canine Merishia Massage courses, based in Chesham.

Phone: 07595 973057



Sarah Darling

Herefordshire, Shropshire & Powys

Founder of K9 Gait Massage Therapy. Sarah transferred 23 years’ experience in sports & remedial massage for humans, to dedicate her life & passion in helping revitalise, maintain & support the physical & mental wellbeing of our canine companions. Providing Canine massage, Rehabilitation therapies and owners Canine body awareness workshops, in the comfort of their own homes in areas of Herefordshire, Shropshire & Powys..

Phone: 07772 337307



Rachel Davies

South Somerset, North Dorset & 

West Wiltshire

I have always loved animals, particularly dogs and horses, and originally trained as a Tellington TTouch practitioner for horses many years ago.

Since owning my own dogs, I have become interested in learning a holistic therapy that can help to rehabilitate and improve the general well-being of dogs.

I qualified as a Canine Merishia Massage Therapist in December 2021 and include TTouch techniques in treatments to help reduce tension and stress, and to promote relaxation.

I offer a home visit service in South Somerset, North Dorset and West Wiltshire.

Phone: 07557 940419



Maxine Dye

Hampshire, Surrey & West Sussex

Hello! I’m Maxine, a holistic therapist offering the following services to people: kinesiology (also trained in addressing Retained Primary Reflexes), Body massage and Reiki, from my therapy room in Haslemere, Surrey.

I also offer Canine (Merishia massage), with myo-fascial release, and Acupoint and Reiki for all animals. Animal services are conducted in your home/stable yard and I cover Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex counties.

People/animal packages are available. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions or would like more information. Thank you. Maxine

Phone: 07748 852289



Martine Fuller


I grew up knowing I wanted to work with animals and thought that would be my vocation – life had other plans! Instead, my career was working with traumatized young people, vulnerable families.

Four years ago the doors finally opened for my passion to work with animals and after researching various training schools I was recommended to check out Jo Rose website I was instantly drawn to Jo and a new career was born.

Therapies – Merishia Equine and Canine Massage, Reiki Master, Applied Herbal Choices for Animals, LED Phototherapy

Phone: 07713 186737



Alison Garforth


I have been around dogs for as long as I can remember and knew I wanted to learn more about them, so I have had the pleasure of sharing my life with many dogs who have taught me so much.

I have been a dog trainer and behaviourist for 20 years and found there is a link between behaviour and posture and pain, so now I help dogs not only as a behaviourist but as a massage therapist and include light therapy, ttouch techniques, with proprioception, to help with poor posture and pain management and orthopedic conditions.

Phone: 07739 890803


Hannah Grantham

Cheshire, Greater Manchester

Hannah has been involved in dog agility since 2009, and runs Paw x Paw Agility.

In 2021 she expanded the business to include Canine Massage, due to knowledge and experience of how sports dogs’ benefit from such therapies, it was the next step to support her agility clients with their current competing dogs, and her rehab dogs back to competition.

Hannah also works with pet dogs, as part of her dog walking business and decided canine massage could help non-working/sporting dogs to with day-to-day life.

Phone: 07865 6605526



Liz Haase

Northamptonshire, South Leicestershire, North Bedfordshire & North Buckinghamshire

Animates offers a range of physical and energy therapies for horses and dogs. Comprising of techniques from a range of modalities, each session is tailored specifically to your animal’s individual needs.

The modalities used include Merishia Massage, Myofascial Release, Acupressure, and Photizo red light therapy.

Phone: 07305 967466


Irene Irving


Qualified Merishia Massage therapist with special interest in anxiety/stress in dogs and canine arthritis.

Offering a service in my canine therapy room or by mobile across Ayrshire, Scotland.

Phone: 07912 063838



Jo Knox

Bedfordshire & Cambridgeshire

I achieved the Diploma in Canine Merishia Massage in February 2021 with Rose Holistic Therapies and now offer a mobile service for your furry best friend in the comfort of their home.

Feeling Pawsome Massage aims to help dogs be happy, healthy and calm through massage and mobilisations. I am trained in canine first aid and have completed canine reflexology and TTouch CPD courses.

Phone: 07892 717554



Kirstey Lee


Founder of Cardiff Canine Massage. Kirstey works with your dogs by obtaining their consent – force free and fear free. She has a special interest in canine arthritis and is a CAM advocate.

She has transferred 20 years of physical therapy working with humans to reflect her love of animals. Kirstey also teaches accredited dog first aid and canine body language.

She is a pet bereavement counsellor and supports canine palliative care. Kirstey has written a book Understanding Pet Bereavement available on Amazon and a webinar for the Dog Training College.

Phone: 07943 765736



Yasmin Porritt

West Yorkshire

Yaz runs Yorkshire Pooches Therapies in Castleford, West Yorkshire.

She combines a passion for musculoskeletal health, species appropriate nutrition, canine behaviour and all things natural, to provide a holistic canine service.

Phone: 07988 634199


Janet Price

North Wales & Shropshire

Merishia Massage

A range of gentle techniques to encourage both superficial and a deeper release of tight muscles targeted gentle mobilisations to help improve flexibility and movement observations of your dog’s response to guide my treatment.

Reiki and Energy Healing

A form of energy healing that is non-invasive and aims to activate the natural healing processes of the dog energy is transferred through my hands to your dog by touch therapy.

Indigo Dogs Holistic Healing is a fully mobile service treating your dog in the comfort of your own home.

Phone: 07554 013714



Jo Rose

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire & Oxfordshire

I have over 20 years experience, working as a holistic experience for people and animals.

I initially trained as a BHS Intermediate riding teacher, then went on to train in a wide variety of holistic therapy modalities to help human and animal musculoskeletal, energy and nutritional balance.

For the past 12 years, my training school has grown and developed, along with the input from a number of amazing tutors, to provide knowledge and skills in holistic therapies to those who have a passion to help others naturally.

See this site

Phone: 07989 505264



Becky Smith


I am a Accredited Equine & Canine Merishia Massage Practitioner, Phototherapy Practitioner, Reiki Master/Animal Reiki Master, Equine Myofascial Release, Thermography, EFT ( Emotional Freedom Technique) and Flower Remedies Practitioner.

I continue to update my skills and knowledge with regular CPD’s. Although I work with animals, I also treat people.

Other holistic treatments i offer are Sports/Swedish/Aromatherapy/Hot Stones Massage, Indian head massage, Reflexology and Hopi ear candling.

Phone: 07543 904165



Annie Smith

Berkshire & Oxfordshire

Annie Smith offers a holistic whole-body approach to support from the inside out helping the canine, equine and human community.

Focusing on proactive and preventative care offering a range of unique non-invasive services and support products to help musculoskeletal, and energy balance along with animal self-medication (Zoopharmacognosy) that will help overall comfort, confidence and capability.


Phone: 07793 443602


Shelley Streeter

Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Hertfordshire

I’ve always had a strong desire to work with animals. After inheriting a complicated horse with a number of issues, I decided to explore ways to help her and came across Merishisa massage.

I offer Merishia massage and myofascial release for dogs and horses.


Phone: 07512 753087



Emma Trace

Devon & Somerset

Purlands Massage offers sports and remedial massage treatment for Equines, Canines and humans. Owned and operated by Emma Trace, Emma’s aim is for all client’s massage treatments, is to enhance performance and aid all clients enjoy a pain free and active lifestyle. Regardless of their goal, should that be going for a walking to preparing for a competition.

Our massage sessions use a variety of massage techniques and myofascial release, these can release superficial and deep tension. Along with applying specific gentle mobilisation techniques to further improve performance and flexibility.

Phone: 07958 471818



Heather Walker


I’ve completed the Level 4 Accredited Diploma – Practitioner – Canine Merishia Massage; which includes Swedish and deep tissue massage techniques, gentle yet effective mobilisations and applied soft tissue manual therapy.

I have also completed additional CPD training in Myofascial Release, Animal Acupressure, Positional Release Techniques, Photo Therapy, Canine Biomechanics and Gait Analysis.

I have a particular interest in working with Agility Dogs as I compete regularly myself. I’m also very keen to help dogs with Arthritis and have completed my Level 1 – Canine Arthritis Management qualification.

Phone:07917 811034



Animal Botanicals Seasonal Field Guide for Animal Owners

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This book is aimed at animal owners and also is a key resource for the Applied Herbal Choices Diploma training.  It was written and produced by Applied Zoopharmacognosist; Jo Rose and Animal Herbal Choices Consultant and Medicinal Herbalist; Rachael Maxwell.

This A4 spiral bound, 66 page, full colour, robust field guide book is ideal for having to hand as you explore the hedgerows, paths  and field margins.  It is designed for owners to enhance their animals’ wellbeing via offering a variety of common hedgerow, field and garden herbs for self selection.

The book includes a classification glossary, rules of how to offer to your animals for wellbeing, identification descriptions and photos of common hedgerow and field herbs, seasonal favourites and the properties that may benefit your animals.

Cost: £20 plus postage and packaging (£23 in total). This is UK only.  If you would like a book, please either use the PayPal button below or send an ENQUIRY FORM from this web-site.

If you are outside of the UK, we would be happy to post a copy, but will need to charge additional postage, so please send an ENQUIRY FORM from this web-site or contact Jo directly on

Jo runs the Applied Herbal Choices for Animals Diploma course, and Rachael provides tutorials within this training.  If you would like to train as a consultant, please contact us.