There's nothing better, in my opinion, than a nice relaxing deep tissue massage. And if you asked my dog Max, he would tend to agree. He actually makes it very easy for his loved ones to reach his arm pits, belly and he even stretches his body to full length to ensure we don't miss any of his sweet spots.
While we're all accustomed to rubbing and petting our beloved best friends, the art of healing touch, long considered a standard therapy for humans, is now experiencing significant growth in the pet industry. In actuality, pet massage has been around since the Greeks (and we're not talking fraternities and sororities).
While the practice has been employed in the horse racing industry for more than 40 years, the average pet owner is starting to jump on the bandwagon as well. Some of the benefits of massage therapy for your pets include:
- Increased overall sense of wellness
- A sense of calming and reduction of stress
- Increased flexibility and movement
- Relief from pain
- Decreased recovery time from surgery or trauma
- Increased circulation of the blood, lymphatic and nervous systems
- Removal of toxins from organs
So, do your furry friends a favor and give them the gift of massage. It's guaranteed there will be a happy ending for all.
For more information on massage therapy click here http://www.webvet.com/main/article?id=1409
Until next time.