Canine Massage

Canine Massage is a strong manipulative therapy using massage techniques specifically developed for the canine anatomy. Massage manipulates the 700 hundred muscles in a dogs body by applying specific techniques, strokes, stretches and releases.

  • It helps to rehabilitate soft tissue injury you see as lameness or your dog slowing down.
  • It helps to support orthopedic issues like arthritis and hip dysplasia.
  • It is a results driven therapy with results often seen in 1 - 3 sessions.

What is Therapeutic Canine Massage?

This unique, strong, manipulative Remedial Massage for dogs works by releasing tight, sore muscles, removing debilitating ‘Knots’ or Trigger Points that cause referred pain and helps rehabilitate injuries by breaking down restrictive scar tissue caused by daily activities that may be responsible for your dogs discomfort.

It can help to resolve many day to day mobility issues whether they have suddenly come on or have been there for while, getting your dog therapeutically treated by a Member of the Canine Massage Guild is a must for any dog owner concerned with their dogs mobility and health. It can help give you answers for what you are seeing with your dog and importantly then do something about it with an hour of hands on therapy.

For Results You Can See & Your Dog Can Feel!!

What to expect…

Initial Appointment

This will last approximately 90 minutes.  Your dogs first session will include a comprehensive consultation.  During this Louise will discuss with you many aspects of your dogs life.  She will perform a gait analysis, looking at how your dog moves. A posture analysis looking at your dogs natural position.  A physical palpation, feeling your dogs superficial muscles to feel for areas or tension or changes in texture.

During the first session a full body canine massage will be performed on your dog.  This is the first step to improving the quality of your dogs life.

Follow on sessions

This will be a 60 minute appointment.  This will be a brief to consultation to up date Louise on any changes or factors which have occurred since the last treatment, a palpation of you dog and a full body massage treatment.