Massage is a focused and deliberate way of touching an animal. It takes touch to a level way beyond that of “petting,” our animals. During a session a therapist can sense areas of tightness, pain and restrictions.

DSC_0845There are many benefits to canine massage; a few of them being:

  • Stretch and relax muscles
  • Enhance performance by increasing range of motion
  • Flushing toxins that cause muscle stiffness and soreness
  • Relieve muscle pain by releasing endorphins
  • Improving circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids
  • Enhance healing post-operatively
  • Improve disposition

CNMDM_200Shelley is a  co-author of a book with Dr. Narda Robinson entitled: Canine Medical Massage: Techniques and Applications.

Read canine massage testimonials here.

Schedule an appointment for your dog with Shelley here.