Canine Massage is a complementary therapy which has a positive influence on both the physical and psychological wellbeing of dogs.
It can benefit your dog by:
- Improving connective tissue and increasing joint mobility.
- Encouraging flexibility and range of movement in joints.
- Helping to reduce muscular tension and soreness.
- Helping to reduce swelling and excessive scar tissue, as well as aiding recovery
- Easing muscle spasm and muscular pain.
- Warming up muscles pre-exercise.
- Encouraging relaxation by regulating the heartbeat and respiration rate.
- Enhancing circulatory blood circulation and lymph drainage.
Why does my dog need a massage?
If any of the following sound familiar and you answer yes to any of the points listed, then your dog could benefit from a treatment of massage.
- Is your dog hyperactive?
- Does it have behavioural problems?
- Is your dog nervous, anxious or suffering from stress?
- Is your dog elderly or getting stiff?
- Does your dog have mobility problems?
- Is your dog recovering from illness or injury?
- Does your dog have musculoskeletal problems?
- Has your dog recently had surgery?
- Is your dog a large breed?
- Is your dog a working dog?
- Is your dog a competitive athlete (obedience/agility/Fly Ball/Field etc.)?