Canine Massage & Your Dog

 

Massage is the oldest form of complimentary therapy and for thousands of years it has been used to work on the muscles and deep tissues of the body.  Applied correctly, by a trained professional canine massage therapist, all dogs can benefit from this natural management of the musculoskeletal system.

Perhaps your dog has had injury from playing, undergone surgery or suffers from an orthopedic condition. Perhaps they are just finding that old age does not come alone? Massage can help support, rehabilitate and make them more comfortable.  Did you realize that the number one cause of injury to dogs is slippery flooring?

Lurcher having massage

Does your dog work or compete at a sport? Trials, schutzhund, agility, obedience, frisbee, dock diving or other sports?  All our human athletes have access to a sports massage therapist to keep their muscles in prime condition, help with focus, assist with injury prevention and help recovery from injury.  Now it is possible for our working and sports dogs to benefit from clinical massage therapy.

Do you show your dog?  You want them to be fit and moving fluidly around the ring, massage can help achieve good overall balance and range of movement.

Does your pet have a reoccurring soft tissue injury, or just stiffening up with age?  Massage can remodel the scar tissue formed after a strain and put the elasticity back into the affected muscle therefore lessening the chance of restrain, easing those aching muscles and helping to regain and maintain mobility.

In 1 to 3 sessions – Results you can see and your dog can feel.