We are proud to partner and offer our programs out of the most innovative state of the art dog training and rehab facilities in the nation.


For Your K9 is one of the largest and all inclusive dog training and day care centers in the Chicagoland area. Training is based on mutual respect and stresses relationship building with your dog. Services include relationship building training, structured day care, a swimming pool and lessons, extensive class room training, private training among others. For Your K9 is an ideal hands-on location for CSCM students as there are a saturation of dogs to choose from and work on.

For Your K9
1975 N Cornell
Melrose Park, IL



Integrative Pet Care located in Chicago is a state of the art holistic and rehabilitaion veterinary clinic specializing in orthopedic and sports medicine for animals. It is the first of its kind in the nation.  Services include holistic care, physical therapy, hydrotherapy, acupuncture, massage therapy, chiropractice care, nutrition consultation among others. Integrative Pet Care is an ideal hands-on location for CSCM students as there are canine clients with various physical conditions. IPC is one of many locations where students are required to complete observation hours.  Here they learn and observe actual clients being treated and about different forms of therapy and modalities used.  Here they also learn about the dynamics of logistic veterinary care and the meaning of the team paradigm when helping our companion animals.

Integrative Pet Care
2520 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL

The Animal Care League is a limited admission shelter located Oak Park. They help homeless cats and dogs by providing them food, shelter, medical attention and love until they can find them a loving home. Students in the career training program as well as previous graduates help reduce stress in the animals housed at the Animal Care League by performing massage therapy.

Animal Care League
1101 Garfield
Oak Park, IL 

Shelter and Rescue Partners


At CSCM we firmly believe that animals in rescues and shelters can highly benefit from professional canine massage therapy and energy work. The City of Chicago Commission on Animal Care and Control (ACC) enforces statutes to assure humane treatment of animals and control animals that are deemed a nuisance or danger to the public. Safe Humane Chicago program works to create safe and humane communities by inspiring positive relationships between people and animals. Safe Humane Chicago is a unique movement that trains and mentors community leaders to take the message of compassion towards animals to their own communities.

Chicago Animal Care and Control along with Safe Humane Chicago's program is an ideal hands-on experience for our students to gain confidence in their canine communication and handling skills.