horses, birds, turtles, hedgehogs, rabbits — the list is
too long to include all the animals who have benefited from Pet
Massage. A bonus of pet massage is it can actually reduce stress
in your pet, which helps decrease behavior problems. Pets feel
stress, they feel the pangs of old age and they can hurt. Massage
helps. Pet massage is great for any age dog or cat, from infancy
to geriatrics. Studies have shown that massaging puppies on a
regular basis actually increases the IQ in most dogs. They seem
to have better focus, problem solving skill, and fewer behavior
problems. Benefits of Massage include but are not limited to:
range of motion
both mentally and physically
a form of exercise
pain from hip displaysia, arthritis, as well as other
What to Expect
at the Initial Visit:
be asked to have your pet walk several yards in each direction
in order to observe your its's posture and movement.
attitude, past health history, and eating/activity levels
will be discussed with you
receives a 20-30 minute "first" massage.
Massage $35/half-hour or $55/hour.
Discounts available with regularly scheduled sessions.
Note: Pet massage
should be used as a powerful complimentary tool for behavioral
purposes and overall well being only. Like other techniques,
some conditions may exist in your pet where you should not use
massage. Please consult your veterinarian before practicing canine
massage to ensure that your dog has no physical problems which
might be aggravated by such activity. Arthritis, fractures, cancer
and certain skin conditions are examples of situations when massage
may not be an appropriate modality.
aromatic liquid substances extracted from specific species
of trees, roots, leaves, fruits, grasses and flowers. The
healing properties of the essential oils, have long been
known since ancient times. Essential oils are absorbed through
the skin and leave no toxins. The essential oils have a proven
history of healing and treating many ailments. Anxiety, insomnia,
depression, indigestion, and dandruff, just to name a few.
They can also help keep ticks, fleas and other parasites,
off your pet for less than the commercial chemical counterparts.
Aroma Therapy prices will vary depending on availability
and current market value of oils and blends used. Minimum price