Megan Ayrault describe,s techniques done in dog massage. Focus on loosening the legs
The relaxing, calming effect of a good therapeutic massage is not only a helpful and health related benefit for humans, an experience your canine friend can also relate and benefit from as well. Dog massages can relive a number of systems in you dog, as well as increase calmness in him, help build the bond between man and dog, and gain trust in their master. A massage can increase the overall circulation and blood flow to the heart, and calm a nervous pet. Relive tension in tired and sore, fatigued muscles along with relaxing the dog. Animals have certain stress areas just as humans do, learning where these stress areas are in your pet will help to relive tension, as you want to focus on this area. Many websites offer both video and general instructions on how to massage your pet. www.e-how.com How to massage your dog, by Mellisa Maroff, and You tube videos -" Pet massages", and "Dogs getting a massage". Many animals are high stung for various reasons, over breeding, not enough exercise, boredom. Taking the dog on a short walk, or even a swim in the local back yard pool allowing the animal to tolerate at his own level. This can eliminate some of the problems of aches in joints. Older pets who cannot exercise regularly due to arthritis, inflammation, or stiffness can benefit greatly from a pet massage. Keep in mind pet massages should not be done before obtaining proper instructions or consulting your local Vet or a certified massage therapist for more informative resources on pet massages. Pet massages are not just limited to one breed; any animal can be given a pet massage. Things to keep in mind before beginning any pet massage are – overall health of the animal, age, and areas of stress. If your pet at any time becomes uncomfortable with any technique or certain area. STOP and move on to another area, you do not want to make the animal uncomfortable and defeat you main purpose to help and relax your pet. When not to massage your pet - High fever or infection are present, or a noticeable lump. http://www.petplace.com Pet massages can become part of your pets daily routine for therapy related issues or medical issues; the overall goal is to relax your pet and relive stress. Finding what works well for your pet.
Pet massages releave tension and increase cirrculation in your animalPaul Grand Image
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