Physical and Emotional
Benefits of Canine Massage

Therapeutic Maintenance Massage

  • enhanced flexibility, muscle tone and range of motion
  • greater muscle efficiency
  • strengthened body by stimulation of muscles
  • improved blood and lymph circulation
  • improved immune system through flushing of toxins
  • injury prevention
  • improved physical and psychological well-being
  • improved quality and health of coat and skin
  • improved digestion
  • emotional calming from stress, anxiety, depression and boredom
  • reduced blood pressure
  • increased relaxation and a sense of well-being
  • empowers owners and their pets.
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Performance Massage

  • muscles warmed and prepared for intense activity
  • improved muscle memory
  • improved joint flexibility
  • strengthened body by stimulation of muscles
  • enhanced blood flow and oxygenation
  • improved body balance and movement
  • recovery time reduced between events
  • decreased risk from injury
  • increased performance
  • increased relaxation for sore, fatigued muscles
  • reduced inflammation
  • early detection of performance issues
 
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Rehabilitation Massage

  • reduced recovery time after surgeries and other traumas
  • healthy scar tissue formation
  • natural healing
  • nutrients and oxygen supplied to the body
  • strengthened body by stimulation of muscles
  • increased blood flow helps to alleviate pain
  • reduced inflammation
  • improved immune system through flushing of toxins
 
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Newly Adopted Shelter Animals

  • emotional calming from stress, anxiety, depression and boredom from shelter life
  • improved quality and health of coat and skin
  • accustoms sensitive or fearful animals to human touch
  • enhanced bonding with newly adopted dogs and their owners
  • increased trust and mood elevation
  • increased relaxation and a sense of well-being, with reduced blood pressure
  • increased blood flow helps to alleviate physical and emotional pain
  • improved immune system through flushing of toxins
  • when an animal is less stressed and in good health, it is more likely to be adopted





Senior Care

  • relief from muscle stiffness and joint discomfort
  • decelerated joint degeneration
  • emotional calming from stress, anxiety and depression
  • increased relaxation and a sense of well-being
  • improved muscle movement and range of motion
  • relief from the chronic pain and discomfort of arthritis
  • relief from the chronic pain and discomfort of hip dysplasia through endorphin release
  • reversed muscle atrophy from inactivity or disuse
  • strengthened body through stimulation of muscles
  • increased blood flow helps to alleviate pain
  • improved immune system through flushing of toxins
  • improved digestion
  • transitions dogs and their owners with end of life care
 

Canine massage therapy should not be used as a substitute for veterinary medical care.  However, when used in conjunction with medical care, it will not only help to maintain the health and wellness of your dog, but it can promote shortened recovery from illness, injury or surgery as well.

 
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