benefits of massage include :
Reduces Pain & Soreness
Relaxes Muscle Spasms & Relieves Tension
Improves Gait & Structure
Improves Muscle Tone & Flexibility
Relieves Stress & Anxiety
Promotes Recovery from Injury & Surgery
Increases Circulation leading to Elimination of Toxins & Increased
Nutrients Brought to Tissues
Improve Fuction of Immune System
Any injury or stiffness causes an animal to guard that site which leads
to further stiffness, overuse
muscles and a general imbalance.
Massage relaxes muscle groups restoring
balance while also improving blood ciculation.
circulation allows oxygen and nutrients flowing
to promote healing as well as the
of waste products and
toxins being moved from that site.
dogs will benefit from massage; canine athletes, geriatric animals and
those with behavior challenges will all show
The canine athlete
benefits from the warming of muscles prior to
competition and reducing
of muscle tension, soreness and the removal of
lactic acid after competition. Hightened levels of performance
injuries may be able to be prevented.
Geriatric animals benefit greatly from increased motion and
vitality that massage helps them attain.
Massage helps shy and aggressive animals are able to relax and
I am pleased to offer Canine Massage sessions.
Pre and post event massage is also offered.
Grooming, Obedience Training &
contact me for more information Denice Rackley, RVT, CMT
firstname.lastname@example.org or 605-842-6321cell / 812-427-2303 hm
has many benefits but does not replace veterinary care.