Recent Entries

  • Chapter Five...The Art of Stretching

    Stretching and Range of Motion (ROM) Massage refers to gently pulling and extending the limbs, neck, head, tail, shoulders, hips and waist of the dog within its normal movement parameters. Stretching and keeping free the dog’s natural range of motion is incredibly important. Dogs stretch spont...
  • Chapter Four...Principles and Massage Concepts

    Bridging the Interspecies Gap ...
    comments
  • Chapter Three... Kinesiology of the Dog

    Kinesiology is the study of motion and of the structures that make motion possible. This section is for you to use to identify the muscles involved when your animal you are caring for experiences specific problems. First, here's a list of some of the terminology that will be used. ...
  • The Society Of Holistic Pet Stylists

    A long time ago I began to feel that I was different. ...
  • Chapter Two...General Canine Anatomy & Physiology

    Please note that this chapter's illustrations, charts and photos have been temporarily omitted due to in line attachment issues. Please stay tuned for updates with added images to this chapter as this hiccup is addressed. :) ...
  • Helping Geriatric Pets

    Aging pets are some of those most clearly benefited by massage. The immediate release of discomfort is clearly appreciated and easily visible on the face of a pet that needs it, and the calming effects of receiving a massage is especially releasing to the older dog. Pets late in life often keep thin...
  • Environmental Impact on Canine Physiology

    In this day and age, we all know that any number of outside catalysts are causing the accelerated effects of aging upon our bodies. The passage of time aside, outside forces such as extended and unprotected sun exposure, poor oxygen quality, poor diet, not drinking enough fluids, being overweight, n...
  • Why Choose to Offer Massage?

    Why choose massage? ...
  • Massage Benefits

      ...
  • Massage History

    Adding massage as a service you offer takes little start up and begins to show gains as soon as you begin to implement its ideals into your everyday work; even BEFORE actually giving a massage. When you arrive at work with the mindset of helping to create a more peaceful and less stressful experienc...