Some pet owners scoff at this idea. What’s wrong with regular old petting? they ask. And many veterinarians say that evidence of its benefits is flimsy. Nonetheless, pet massage workshops have flourished in recent years at pet stores, dog day-care centers, veterinary clinics, animal hospitals, massage schools and holistic institutes like the New York Open Center in Manhattan, where Ms. Lane and more than 75 other dog owners took a one-day class last summer.
I know a lot of agility dogs get massages before and after performing. I would never be able to afford it for my dog, but I know it would be very beneficial to her. Older dogs, disabled dogs........I see a lot of benefits, but it could be costly!
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