Dog Massage - The Special Touch Your Dog Will Love!
A dog massage not only feels good to most pets, but it's also an easy way for owners to tune-in on their health. Daily or weekly hands on contact familiarizes an owner with their dog's overall condition so that any changes will be quickly noticed and can be evaluated.
Massage is a healthy treat your pet will come to enjoy - maybe as much as or more than an edible one!
Without doubt, it is a relaxing experience for your dog and also a great way to develop a strong bond between
you and your furry friend.
As your dog ages and develops some health concerns such as arthritis, learning how to massage him or her will be a very beneficial way to provide relief. It is also a gratifying activity that both of you can enjoy.
Below are a few informative books that provide the dog massage techniques and help you learn how to perform this therapeutic treatment for your pet.
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The Healing Touch Massage For Dogs
A detailed guide with clear and complete information including diagnostic and therapeutic massage techniques along with full
illustrations and photos.
The author, Dr. Michael Fox, is a noted veterinarian and animal psychologist and
considered an expert in the field.
In addition to learning the massage movements to help your
dog relax, basic dog anatomy is covered as well as how to recognize dog illnesses.
Healing Touch For Dogs readers have found this step-by-step dog massage guide, easy to understand and follow.
Dog Massage: A Whiskers-to-Tail Guide to Your Dog's Ultimate Petting Experience
The author, MaryJean Ballner, is a licensed massage therapist who says that the results from
dog massage can be amazing.
This well-explained guide book describes in good detail all the
"pawticulars" of a pet massage.
Among the more than 50 dog massage techniques described,
are some interesting titles: Shoulder Strumming; Base Fiddling; Dog Sandwich and Belly
browsing to name a few.
Canine Massage: A Complete Reference Manual
A detailed guide with clear and complete pet massage instruction supplemented with illustrations.
In addition to applying the massage movements to ease your dog's aches, pains, and sore spots, these techniques
are also effective in helping your dog relax in stressful situations.
The book further provides a useful grounding in basic dog anatomy as well as routines for health problems.
The author, Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt, is a licensed massage therapist and
considered an expert in the field of animal massage therapy both for dogs and horses.
Audio And Video Guides
Bodywork For Dogs: Connecting Through Massage, Acupressure And Intuitive Touch DVD
Professionals and lay people alike have praised this video as a most impressive, informative
and beautifully presented production. Not only does it provide relaxing bodywork routines
for your dog, but also has helpful techniques for health concerns such as arthritis.
The Pet Owners' DVD Massage Guide for Dogs and Cats
Massage techniques you can use knowing that your dog or cat can benefit by deepening
their relaxation, preserving health, preventing injury and by giving your pet the bonding
experience through the gift of your loving touch of massage.
PetMassage for Older Dogs DVD
Your dog will no doubt need special bodywork treatment during his older years. Here is a
canine massage video to teach you the techniques especially well-suited to the senior dog.
Your pet will thank you making his retirement life more comfortable!