CANINE MASSAGE THERAPY
BENEFITS OF MASSAGE
Promotes overall physical and mental wellbeing
Improves elasticity, range of motion, muscle tone and circulation
Relieves pain and eases tension
Decreases recovery time after surgery or injury
Assists in the prevention of injury
Aids in the breakdown of scar tissue and muscle knots
Helps calm nervousness and can assist in strengthening the human/canine bond
WHO BENEFITS FROM MASSAGE?
Dogs in every age group can benefit from massage therapy.
Massage therapy can enhance the growth and development in puppies. It can also assist in teaching the puppy to relax and accept human handling.
Adult dogs, both athletic and non-athletic, as well as senior dogs will all benefit from massage therapy.
Shelter dogs and dogs recently coming into a new home can also benefit from massage, as it will help them to relax and become accustom to human touch.
Dogs suffering from temperment and behaviour issues can also benefit from massage, as it promotes relaxation and calms nervousness.