About

Vicki, a canine massage practicioner in Connecticut, with a small dog

Vicki Mendelson is the founder of Canine~TouchLLC, a mobile based canine massage service throughout the state of Florida.

Fueled by her love for healing animals and helping people, Vicki completed her certification as a Certified Canine Massage Practitioner (CCMP) in 2014 from the Pet Massage Training & Research Institute in Toledo, Ohio. Her training included canine behavior, anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology, massage, palpation and observation skills.

In addition to her individual clients, Vicki shares the powerful benefits of Canine~Touch with veterinarians, orthopedic surgeons, groomers, agility schools, shelters, obedience schools, dog friendly hotels, pet supply stores, and dog trainers.

Prior to launching Canine~Touch LLC, Vicki spent 25 years in the advertising and media business as Executive Managing Director. She received her M.S. in Journalism from Medill at Northwestern University. Vicki also enjoys working in the not-for-profit sector with the SPCA, Guided Eyes for the Blind and Good Dog Pet Therapy at hospitals.

Vicki enjoys traveling, photography, exploring new restaurants and hiking with her wife Casey and their two Maltese Poodles, Chunky & Lee.

Vicki is a member of the IAAMB (International Association of Animal Massage & Bodywork). She is also a member of the ABMP (Associated Bodywork of Massage Professionals). Vicki is a member of the Master Mind Alliance Group as a graduate of the Pet Massage Training and Research Institute.