How to massage your dog by Jane Buckle

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Published by Howell Book House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Dogs -- Diseases -- Alternative treatment.,
  • Massage for animals.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesMassage your dog
Statementby Jane Buckle ; illustrations by Ron Young.
LC ClassificationsSF991 .B83 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL784732M
ISBN 100876056451
LC Control Number95016893

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This book isn't meant as an in-depth guide to massaging your dog, but provides humor with some simple techniques. The couple of techniques I've tried on my dogs seem to meet with their approval:). It's a great method of spending more time with your dogs and /5(8). An amusing little book that is useful in helping the loving dog owner give and receive physical relaxation from their pet.

It isn't a medical or chiropractic guide to the canine but rather has humorous cartoons and three simple techniques to get started in massaging your dog/5(2). How to Massage Your Dog. Step 1: Pick a quiet part of the house for the massage to help your dog feel calm. Do not try to massage if your pet is Author: Kevin Fitzgerald, DVM.

Canine Massage is a well-organized, highly readable book that places those techniques at your fingertips. Christine Zink, D.V.M., PhD., author of Peak Performance, Coaching the Canine Athlete, Jumping A-Z: Teach Your Dog To Soar and Dog Health & Nutrition for Dummies. How to Massage A Puppy. The range of motion exercises where the pup's joints are moved is probably best left in the hands of a professional--or have your veterinarian show you how to safely do this.

But simple massage techniques can be safely done by you at home and your puppy will tell you where he wants the attention most, by backing his butt-end near your hands, or moaning with pleasure.

Buy How to Massage Your Dog First Printing by Buckle, Jane (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Better yet, learning how to give your dog a massage is easy.

And if you believe in karmic retribution, just think of all those massages waiting for you down the road. Daily Dog Massage. In just ten minutes a day, you can give your dog a “maintenance” massage. Use a flat palm to slowly touch all the parts of your dog. The book is especially hilarious now that pet massage has become a relatively mainstream part of many upscale veterinary practices.

So, just to be totally clear, this is NOT an instruction book. It IS a humorous, tongue-in-cheek manual that would have CAT-astrophic effects if really used /5(78).

A Dog Lover’s Guide to Canine Massage is a practical workbook designed for all dog lovers, as well as professionals — veterinarians, groomers, kennel and shelter operators, trainers, etc.

— and dogs of all ages, sizes, and conditions. Fully illustrated with more than photographs and diagrams, the book provides a strong foundation in. Giving your dog a massage is a great way to bond with your pet.

It also helps to spot potential health problems, like tumors or sore spots, before they get out of hand. Massaging a dog is different from massaging a person. Instead of doing a deep tissue massage to loosen muscles, the aim is to use gentle motions that help your pet relax and.

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Massage therapists use a stroke similar to petting to relax the nervous system. Lightly rest the flat palm of your hand on top of your dog’s head or neck. Make long, sweeping passes along the length of the spine and down the tail.

Repeat this several times slowly. You can gradually increase your pressure if your dog likes it. Keep reading to learn more about what canine massage is, ways to do it at home, and how it can help your dog live a longer, healthier life. What is Dog Massage. Massage, in its simplest definition, is: “the rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints of the body with.

‎Step-by-step illustrated directions on how to massage a small dog. Over 30 clear color photos detailing where to give the massage, how to handle the dog and how to administer the strokes and techniques. Bring the well-known benefits of massage to your own dog or become a canine massage specialist.

Learn how to do it correctly with over illustrations and photos and detailed examinations of muscular stress points, diagnoses, treatments and protocols/5(4).

Routine massage sessions for your dog can aid in muscle relaxation, boost immunity and help rid the body of waste and infection through the blood and lymph system, writes Nicole Wilde, a certified professional dog trainer, in the book "Energy Healing for Dogs.".

Through massage, you’ll see your dog’s stress and nervous energy melt away, and tightly held muscles relax. Whether you set aside time every week to massage your dog yourself, or look for a certified canine massage therapist, it’s helpful to know which techniques work best.

If your dog enjoys the massage, you can always experiment with the pressure once your dog has got used to it. How to give your dog a massage. Just like us, our dog’s need to be in a good frame of mind before you start. If they are in a middle of a game or have just finished their breakfast, it may not be the best time to offer them a massage.

Pam Holt, Registered Veterinary Technician and Certified Animal Massage Therapist, of Buddha Dog Animal Massage shows us techniques to pamper your pet. Dog massage is a popular form of relaxation, for both the dog and the owner. There are benefits to massaging your pooch, from easing pain caused by other injuries, relaxing and soothing tired muscles, to gaining trust and increasing the bond between you and your beloved friend.

This book tells you the way to show your dog how much you love them/5(8). Short dog massage demonstration by Lisa Speaker of Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure.

Dog massage is an excellent way to aid your dog’s mental and physical health. It’s also an excellent way to bond with your dog. My final word on dog massage is this: Consult your vet before doing any sort of massage if your dog has a chronic physical illness.

Dog massage for arthritis should be done by a professional under the medical guidance of a veterinarian, says Brandenburg. However, some gentle compression can be done at home to keep muscles loose and flexible.

This dog massage therapy technique is intended for your dog’s back legs and glutes. How to Massage a Dog With Anxiety reezabrat/iStock. Living with an anxious dog is tough; you literally feel like the world is going to harm you. As a dog trainer, my heart hurts for dogs with anxiety because I completely understand the “tug” of your conscious mind fighting the “pull” of your.

Start your massage by petting your dog gently all over. While you begin your massage, talk softly to your dog to keep him calm and relaxed. Massage your dog’s neck by making circular motions. Remember to keep the pressure gentle so she’s comfy.

Continue massaging down toward your dog’s shoulders. Canine massage is beneficial for so many reasons – no matter if your dog is a couch potato or the next agility master. And while it is a skill that requires schooling to do masterfully, there are a few techniques that dog owners can learn at home to benefit their dog’s health and well-being.

“Massage has numerous benefits for both you and your dog,” Katie Mehrtens, owner of The Right. When to Massage Your Dog. All dogs can benefit from a massage.

In fact, Sullivan says the best time to introduce dog massage techniques is when your pup is young, healthy and active. “Young dogs are still developing their immune system, and massage is a great for encouraging its growth and strength,” she says.

Massage your dog’s back. Move your hand to between the shoulders and slowly travel down the back of the dog. Use your fingers to make small circular motions on either side of the spine. Finish with the back legs of your dog. Continue to massage your dog until you end up at the base of the tail.

Then gently massage down your dog’s hind legs. What s more, massage can allow you to relax and strengthen the bond between you and your canine companions. A Dog Lover s Guide to Canine Massage, written by Jody Chiquoine and Linda Jackson, is a practical workbook designed for all dog lovers, as well as professionals veterinarians, groomers, kennel and shelter operators, trainers, etc.

and. When you’re massaging your dog, a silent communication happens, soul to soul if you’ll let it. Because of this, massage can actually help in training. It aids enormously with your interactions in terms that your dog can understand. Bonding Benefits: Dog massage gives your dog your love.

It increases the bond you already have with your dog. If you believe your animal is experiencing new, as-of-yet undiagnosed symptoms (including pain), call your veterinarian in lieu of attempting massage.

How to Give Your Pet a Massage. The best way to massage your pet is with a gentle touch, particularly when working on a cat. “Cats mostly prefer a much gentler massage. Amazon sells a reference book that details specific techniques for canine massage if you want to provide the absolute best massage possible for your dog.

The Actual Massage. Have your dog sit facing you and make sure you are both calm and relaxed. Start massaging your dog’s nose, using small, circular motions, and then work your way up to his. This Canine Massage for Dog Owners Course is NOT an accredited course by the Australian Canine Rehabilitation Association (ACRA).

However, many of our other courses are. ACRA is the governing body for the practice of Canine Rehabilitation and Canine Remedial Massage in Australia.

The (ACRA) board is made up of. Massage helps relieve the discomfort and stiffness. Canine massage therapy is getting more recognition as an effective healing tool, and is one treatment that can really enhance an arthritic dog’s quality of life. Although any dog is a candidate for massage, it can play.

Healing Touch for Dogs: The Proven Massage Program by Michael Fox is one of the best resources on dog massageI briefly describe a few easy do-it-yourself ways to massage your dog — but if your dog is sick or elderly, then you need to do more in-depth research on dog massage techniques.

This post contains excerpts from the article "Canine Massage and Bodywork Options" by Jennifer Kachnic, President of The Grey Muzzle Organization and Certified Canine Massage Therapist. The entire article can be read in her book Your Dog's Golden Years – Manual for Senior Dog Care.

Touch. Dogs love it. They thrive when they are touched. 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.

For example, trying to give your dog a massage when you have company or the kids are noisily playing are probably not the best times to do this. Calm your dog before you start trying to massage him.

Massage each area of your dog for 10 to 30 seconds. Don’t worry if you can’t do a complete body massage on your dog every time. Animal Awareness is your dog and horse home care health program. We teach you holistic day to day care of your animal.

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Dog massage involves the same techniques that are used on humans. There’s effleurage (long, slow strokes), friction (pressure without moving the skin) percussion (drumming with the fingers or.You probably already do this with your dog without realizing it is a massage technique.

Petrissage: With this technique you are lifting and kneading the skin almost like you are kneading dough. It helps to increase blood circulation and elasticity in the tissue. Watch your dog melt in your hands especially as you work the neck area.

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