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Welcome

Thanks for stopping by. My passion is working with animals to make them feel better.  I am in Sturbridge MA at Paw Plaza and travel to homes in Mass. and Conn.

Why Massage? Why Knot!

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Healthy Well Being

I am always prepared for any pets' needs and 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. 

Why should you invest in a massage?

Massage for animals

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 Massage appointments in your home for the comfort of your best friend.  I welcome the opportunity to meet you and your member of the family. I’m certified through Bancroft School of Massage for Large and Small animals. I have massaged animals for over ten years.   I service Glastonbury, Columbia, Andover and Coventry Connecticut twice a week and I'm in Sturbridge Massachusetts once a week. If availability permits, I will travel outside my service area for 5 person minimum. Please contact me if you need services

Canine Athletes

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  Active dogs that push hard often can have muscle strains or injury. The effects on the muscular system includes, increased range of motion, reduced inflammation and relief of soreness and stiffness. 

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   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 athletes 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. 


Membership Options

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Pre paid packages of five sessions receive  additional session complementary with no travel charge at a reduced rate. Package of ten sessions two complimentary sessions no travel charge at a reduced rate. Please e-mail if you are interested.

Dedicated to providing comfort to Senior dogs .

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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.

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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

Vocalizing 

Unwilling to get up

Changes in eating or sleeping 

Excessive Panting

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

excessive grooming

Shallow breathing and an increased heart rate.

Shaking or trembling 

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