email@example.com My passion is working with animals to make them feel better.
I ensure that your pet will receive the best care and love. Their happiness and care is my priority and I strive to provide a service we would want our own pets receive. I have seen how massage can help animals and I'm looking forward to helping yours! *** Pet sitting at your home also available**
I'm certified through Bancroft School of Massage for Large and Small animals. I have massaged animals for over ten years. Former riding instructor for 30 years.
Canine $90. Full Session
Canine $45.00 half session
Equine half session targeting major muscles $75.00
Equine full session $150.00 plan for an hour and a half. Health History and watching them move is part of the session.
Owner, trainer or groom needs to be present. I don't work on crossties. Someone needs to be available to walk horse for gait analysis and hold them.
Massage, stretching and release techniques.
If you are interested in learning to massage your best friend yourself, please consider having a class. Invite your canine buddies and learn together! Please e-mail for details. This is a fun and informative session in a low key environment. Consider this option if you are new to massage and want to learn more. This is offered at a lower price point.
I'm available for ZOOM classes. Learn techniques you can do while socially distancing! $45..00 per session on Zoom.
Massage is not a substitute for regular veterinary care. We do not diagnose or prescribe medications. Refferals from your veterinarian or chiropractor warmly welcomed. Animals in visible distress will not be massaged.
SERVICE AREA: CT. Coventry, Glastonbury. Other areas may be available depending on my schedule and will require travel charge. Consider Zoom as an option.
Jack Meagher, a Physical Therapist and Massage Therapist who popularized the art of Sports Massage in the US, started working with horses in 1975. By combining a series of specific soft tissue applications based on anatomy, physiology and muscular kinetics. Jack discovered the techniques used on professional athlete s could also improve the performance and overall well-being of a horse. Jack is credited with formally bringing massage to the animal world in the US.
Describes the study of locomotion
Used to identify alterations in movement
Assists in locating sources of dysfunction
Plays an important role in understanding how the body is functioning
Structural Integration (SI) is a somatic practice utilizing fascial manipulation,awareness, and movement education. It is practiced in an organized series of sessions and individual sessions within a framework designed to restore postura lbalance and functional ease by aligningand integrating the body in gravity.Structural Integration is based on thework of Dr. Ida P. Rolf.Usually based on a series of 10 Sessions.
Membership packages pre paid are offered to clients that want a consistent appointment schedule. Inquire at your session.
Senior Pets can benefit from Passive Range of Motion. These are gentle exercises of a joint through flexion and extension. Moving the joint helps to nourish the cartilage and is critical to optimum healing of any injury.
Signs of pain
Animals communicate discomfort through their behavior. Please be aware of what is normal behavior for your best friend. By establishing a baseline of movement and personality traits, we can recognize irregularities and
disturbances in daily routines.
Unable to go up or down stairs
Unwilling to get up
Changes in eating or sleeping
Be sensitive to touch or resent normal handling.
Become grumpy and snap at you.
Be quiet, less active, or hide.
Limp or be reluctant to walk
Shallow breathing and an increased heart rate.
Shaking or trembling