Pet Massage: The Healing Touch
What dog doesn’t flip for a massage?
Massage lowers blood pressure and reduces stress for both the giver and receiver. What’s more, learning how to massage your dog is a great way to bond!
Top Massage Benefits:
- Relieves pain from arthritis
- Alleviates stress and anxiety
- Increases circulation and lymphatic drainage
- Releases endorphins, promotes a feeling of well-being.
Sign up today for our “How to Massage Your Dog” class hosted here at Rose City Veterinary Hospital, taught by Rubi Sullivan, owner of HEAL Animal Massage, on Thursday, April 5th. This class begins at 7pm and will be open to human/dog pairs to learn and practice Rubi’s elements of massage.
Please Note: There is a $50 fee for each dog/human couple and enrollment is limited for this hands-on class.
Rubi Sullivan is a dedicated pet massage practitioner who has teamed up with our hospital to allow us to offer this unique service and class. She is the founder and owner of HEAL Animal Massage Therapy. Rubi attended Oregon State University and Northwest School of Animal Massage. She is also CPR and pet first aid certified here in Oregon.
Cats love massage, too!
When your cat or dog boards at Rose City Veterinary Hospital, Rubi from HEAL is available for massage so your pet stays pampered while you’re away.
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Always remember, despite it’s many benefits, massage is never a substitute for veterinary care. It is always best to visit your vet any time your pet has a problem as well as to schedule annual well-pet exams for adults and twice annual senior well-pet exams.