The benefits of massage for animals are the same as for humans. A few of the benefits are; stress and anxiety reduction, improved circulation and flexibility, alleviation of joint and muscle pain, booted immune system, increased recovery speed from injury, injury prevention, comfort at all stages of life and overall well-being.
Your pet‘s massage will take place at your and your pet’s home. For the first session or two it is best that you stay with your pet during the session and a leash may be needed depending on your pet’s comfort level meeting new people.
A dog massage usually takes 20-40 minutes. Your dog will decide when the massage is complete. Some dogs take to massage right away while others take more time to get used to it and feel comfortable.
After each massage you will be notes that you can give to your vet. This is helpful for detecting issues and conditions early and can help prevent injuries and harmful conditions.
Just like massage reiki is just as healing for pets as it is for humans. Reiki is a Japanese form of healing energy that flows through gentle hand movements. Healing energy work can reduce stress, anxiety, fatigue, trauma and depression. It promotes good health, better mood and healing from physical injuries and unwanted conditions. Reiki can be combined with massage or done as a separate session.