Calling all dog trainers, dog walkers, doggie day care centres, groomers, dog food and toy shops and any other dog-based businesses! Help us educate you and your dog-owning customers about arthritis in dogs!

CAM believes the multimodal approach to managing arthritis needs all stakeholders to be working towards common goals. You, as canine professionals, have the ability to improve a dog’s condition or, make it so much worse! Your actions can improve quality of life, influence pain state, slow deterioration and improve function and capability. CAM thinks you are overlooked pillars of a good management plan. To ensure you awesome individuals are ‘up on all things arthritis’ CAM has created a course just for you!

CAMADVOCATE online course

CAM is proud to present their first online modular course for the canine professional to improve their understanding of canine arthritis, and to define their role in identification, diagnosis, and management of this neglected condition.

Cam advocate level 1

Course objectives for candidates are:

  • To build an increased awareness and deeper understanding of canine osteoarthritis
  • Be able to improve their identification of dogs with osteoarthritis
  • Understand the canine professional’s role in supporting an owner and their dog from suspicion to a long-term management plan

Participants are taught through case-based learning.

The course enables quick incorporation of evidence-based principles into the participant’s service provision with relevant downloads and owner focused resources.

On completion of the course participants will be able to use the title CAMadvocate, and resources are available on course completion to advertise their superior understanding.


CAM offers a range of literature and other marketing material suitable for stocking in your business. We have dog groomer and dog walker start kits available to help spread the word.