What Is A Dog Massage?

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Stress is normal for humans and dogs alike.

When pressure is mounting, solutions can seem few and far between.

Imagine this: you wake up, stretch out from your long night of slumber, and while looking out the front window, a squirrel party shows up on your yard. Initiate panic mode.

All of that anxiety can really build up.

Massage is proven to lower blood pressure and reduce stress for both the giver and receiver. This type of therapy can be done in minutes, won’t cost you anything, and provides a solution to daily problems both human and canine alike.

WHAT IS DOG MASSAGE?

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Canine massage therapy is a holistic therapeutic technique that promotes health and rejuvenation in dogs.  Intentional touch given through massage can improve not only a dog's physical state but also his emotional well-being.

Medically, The part of the autonomic nervous system originating in the brainstem and the lower part of the spinal cord that, in general, inhibits or opposes the physiological effects of the sympathetic nervous system, as intending to stimulate digestive secretions, slow the heart, constrict the pupils, and dilate blood vessels. Because of this, simple and consistent massaging with responsive pressure can have a calming effect.

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Just like with people, massaging your dog can relieve pain and stress, calm nerves, and strengthen the bond between you and your pup.

Along with regular veterinary visits, massage is a proactive therapy that addresses future health issues and also helps with certain problems your pet may already have.

Do you know your dog’s emotional or physical triggers?

Let’s look into your pet’s triggers and behaviors specifically.

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