Tara Monahan has combined her love for education, technology, and animals into a business that is at the leading edge of progressive animal care. Tara is constantly researching, learning, and upgrading her skills so that her clients (and her own dogs) can benefit from her knowledge and skill set. In addition to CFI, Tara is a full time Grade 8 Teacher, is active in multiple dog sports, and has a strong background in dog training. She is an advocate of lifelong learning, and has taken dozens of courses and spent thousands of hours reading and researching. She has travelled to attend workshops with Debbie Torraca in Connecticut, Chris Zink in Quebec, and to attend classes at the Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage in Colorado. In the summer of 2019 Tara travelled to Texas to attend workshops presented by Ken Bain on Advanced Massage for the Canine Athlete and Canine Trigger Point Therapy Protocols. Her certifications include:

  • Ontario College of Teachers (2001)
  • Certified Professional Canine Fitness Trainer (2015)
  • Canine Therapeutic Massage Therapist (2018)
  • Advanced Canine Massage Therapist (2018)
  • Senior Canine Massage Therapist (2019)
  • Certified Canine Kinesiology Tape Practitioner (2019)