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Canine Myotherapy Diploma


Galen Canine Myotherapy Diploma (an independently accredited qualification) will teach you how to be a Myotherapist.

Am I suitable for this course?

Or you are one of;

  • Qualified Canine Health Professional (i.e. Vet, Vet Nurse, Qualified Hydrotherapist, Chiropractor, Osteopath)
  • Qualified Human Sports Therapist
  • Qualified Holistic Massage Therapist
  • Level 2, 3 or above in Anatomy & Physiology, Biology or other related qualification(s)

Learn how Canine Myotherapy can help dogs and practise the right techniques to be effective

  • Develop your career with dogs by achieving the Canine Myotherapy Diploma
  • Run your own canine therapy practice

The Galen Training Academy of Canine Studies

The Galen Training Academy of Canine Studies has been training students in Canine Myotherapy (advanced specialised massage techniques) since 2006 and has over 25 years combined experience as specialist canine therapy practitioners. (see below - Tutors and Support)

The course comprises both in-depth theory and practical modules – all delivered by recognised experts.

During this time over 100 students have qualified and graduated with the Diploma. Some of these students have been invited to be part of the Myotherapist team.

We currently have around 200 students studying on our courses.

The Academy has now expanded and now conducts all practical training at Chichester College (Brinsbury Campus).

Canine Myotherapy for the Canine Professional – see link.

Why is this course different?

A few student testimonials

How is the Galen Course Work structured?

Course Content 

What if I haven’t studied in a while?

Next Practical course dates

Fast Track Foundation Course


How to Enrol

The tutors and training team

International students


Canine Professionals

Seminars for students

- we have just launched our abridged course for Veterinary Surgeons and other eligible clinical canine professionals. It is called ‘Galen Canine Myotherapy for the Canine Professional’.  If you are interested and think you are eligible please go on this link

Taking the theory into practice.


Practical application under the watchful eye of one of the Galen tutors

Practical application under the watchful eye of one of the Galen tutors


(This course is providing a valuable continuing professional development for Veterinary Surgeons, Veterinary Nurses and Hydrotherapists.) You can claim 490 hours CPD once you have finished the course.

After Graduation

You can  Download our course handout (PDF) link or please contact Galen if you have any questions.


Anatomy is a really important part of study.

Anatomy is a really important part of study.


'Hands-on' is the only way to start to learn this skill.

The only way to learn the skill of palpation is to get ‘Hands-on’.


Learn more about the Galen Canine Myotherapy treatment.

A Canine Myotherapist enjoys an exciting career and having the right qualification is the first step.

Galen’s Canine Myotherapy Diploma is independently accredited and further credibility is gained from the many Veterinary Surgeons who have acknowledged that the course will produce well qualified practitioners performing excellent clinical canine massage.