Clinical Canine Massage Therapy

Member of the Canine Massage Guild

Vréli is  a certified professional Clinical Canine Massage Therapist, the owner of K9 Body Works, website co-ordinator for the Canine Massage Guild  and a former teaching assistant on the Clinical Canine Massage Practitioner Program run by the Canine Massage Therapy Centre


vreli at cruft'sShe has been involved with and worked with dogs for over 25 years, including managing a large boarding kennels, working in a veterinary office, participating in showing, obedience and working trials (a sport based on police K9 disciplines) and occasionally breeding working German Shepherds (Lawinick affix). Vréli has a keen interest in dog behavior and has studied the subject to have a better understanding of our canine friends.  She spent time volunteering with Shaun Ellis’s wolf pack management program in the UK and gained invaluable insight into canine behavior.  As you would expect, Vréli has a deep interest in canine anatomy and physiology, complimentary therapies and the more natural methods of feeding, training and canine wellbeing.

Vréli is the canine massage therapist for the service dogs of K9 Partners for Patriots, and also one of their Certified Dog Trainers (CDT).  This amazing organization trains dogs to help veterans suffering with PTSD and TBI.  The support she is able give to these dogs keeps them in good shape to help their human partners with their daily activities.

K9 Body Works Vréli

K9 Partners For Patriots Service Dog with Vréli of K9 Body Works Clinical Canine Massage