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Exam Review Classes

NBCAAM offers review classes for the massage and acupressure exams. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up. The classes consist of self-guided study with provided written review units, and webinar discussions of the material, and cover both canine and equine. The massage review starts December 5th, running for six weeks on Fridays at 8pm Eastern. The acupressure class will be offered on January 12, 15, 19, 22 and 26th. Online sessions are recorded.

About Us

NBCAAM, a not-for-profit organization, was created for the purpose of establishing and upholding professional standards for animal acupressure and massage practitioners. The method by which NBCAAM certifies that a practitioner has met these standards is by developing standardized national certification examinations. Taking the examination is entirely voluntary. 

Our MIssion

National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage (NBCAAM) endeavors to provide examinations that reflect and uphold the highest professional standards of practice for animal acupressure and massage. To that end, the examinations are available to people who have completed specialized animal training programs in either or both disciplines. Upon successful completion of the examination in the chosen discipline, the practitioner will be deemed a knowledgeable and professional animal acupressure or massage practitioner and will be recognized as such by noted professionals practicing in that particular field.

NBCAAM, over time, intends to develop resources to support the efforts of animal acupressure and massage by providing services for those striving to be the outstanding leaders in the industry. Member benefits will include: a directory of Nationally Certified Animal Acupressure and Massage Practitioners, listings of advanced training opportunities for the practitioner, listing of NBCAAM approved schools, and learning materials for continued study.