about Canine massage therapy (CMT)

Canine massage therapy is a holistic approach to promoting optimum health in any dog's life. Like humans, this form of therapy can be essential in rehabilitation after injury, with chronic conditions, for athletes, in achieving relaxation or assistance with anxiety. 

When a primary injury or ailment exists within a dog, the body will react as a whole to compensate; other parts of the body will alter their regular way of functioning to alleviate stress or pain at the source. due to the compensatory nature of muscles, each session treats the full body. 

We offer more than relaxation and pain relief: sports massage is preventative, while also addressing and correcting cumulative injuries and stressors. We treat the entire body each session, going beyond the problem to also treat the underlying cause.

The benefits of certified massage therapy for canines is equivalent to those noticed by humans.

Applied for maintenance, rehabilitation or relaxation, your dog may notice the following benefits from massage therapy: 

  • increased range of motion

  • enhanced muscle tone

  • relief from muscle tension, spasms, soreness or weakness

  • relief from chronic pain, or the discomfort associated with arthritis

  • reduced inflammation and swelling in joints

  • decrease in hyperactivity, anxiousness and nervousness, leading to a more positive disposition and mood