Canine massage promotes good health in dogs. It is a form of alternative therapy that has many benefits including relaxation, increased oxygenation, pain relief and improved joint flexibility. It improves the circulation and functioning of the lymphatic, skeletal, muscular, digestive and nervous systems. It helps to circulate and balance fluids within the skin and fascia.
Massage can help to elevate normal wear and tear of muscles, ligaments and tendons, skin and fascia that dogs acquire by general playing keep and everyday life and keep your dog fighting fit and enjoying his life to the full.
Canine Massage is a holistic, hands-on therapy that involves the manipulation of the soft tissue structures of the body to prevent and alleviate pain, discomfort, muscle spasms, and stress rather than masking the issues with drugs. It is a drug-free alternative to pain relief. It helps to dispose of waste products such as lactic acid which can accumulate in the muscles, causing soreness, stiffness and muscle spasms and lead to injury.
Canine massage assists in controlling temperatures throughout the body, including core temperatures, organ temperatures, as well as skin and superficial muscle temperatures.
A full diagnostic assessment is completed for each dog , followed by a full body massage and stretch program, focusing on any problem areas.