Tallgrass has been a Provider of Animal Acupressure Resources for the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage (NBCAAM). NBCAAM provides examinations that reflect and uphold the highest professional standards of practice for animal acupressure and massage.



Tallgrass Equine and/or Small Animal acupressure resources are PDA approved (#1811) by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). The Professional Development Activity or “PDA” program was created as NCCAOM’s department of continuing resources. The PDA program was created to provide an avenue for NCCAOM Diplomates to earn “PDA Points” or supplemental skills by participating in recognized resources that apply toward NCCAOM requirements. 

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The International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork / Association of Canine Water Therapy (IAAMB/ACWT) was founded as a forum for animal massage and bodywork professionals to network and support each other.

Our members share a common goal of advancing the field of animal massage and bodywork. The IAAMB/ACWT encourages dialog among the providers and schools of thought within the field of animal massage and bodywork.