Distinguished veterinarian and animal psychologist Dr. Fox shares his pioneering 6-step dog massage technique, which is not only a healing tool and healthcare measure, but also affirms the bond between you and your animal companion. Drawn from more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Fox provides an orientation to basic dog anatomy, and then addresses, physiology, and psychology, through easy-to-read instructions and detailed illustrations and photos: Why dogs need massage How to understand your dog’s body language How to develop a massage routine How to diagnose illness with massage How to keep your dog fit and healthyThis newly revised and updated volume is an essential guide for helping and healing our animal companions.
Canine Massage: A Complete Reference Manual
Canine massage, a complete reference Manual, 2nd edition has dozens of photos and illustrations that will guide you every step of the way. A new Look. Learn the techniques of a recognized expert in the field so that you can bring the well-known benefits of massage to your dog or become a canine massage professional.
A landmark book and video on canine gait and structure. Jean-pierre hourdebaigt has masterfully applied well-known, effective human massage techniques to dogs. It is the most complete book on the subject. Information you can’t find anywhere else!You will learn• The basics of canine anatomy and kinesiology.
Massage movements, pressures, techniques and systems. Massage routines designed to address specific health problems. Stretching and hydrotherapy techniques. Use of massage to relax and bond with your dog. Tips on how to run a canine massage business. Was born in the south of france and came to canada in the early 1980s where he pursued a successful career as a Licensed Massage Therapist treating many well-known athletes and dignitaries from around the world.
What dog professionals say about Canine MassageWith sensitive insight and simple language the author describes common muscular problems underlying gait irregularities. New in this edition--detailed examinations of muscular stress points, diagnoses and treatments.
The Healthy Way to Stretch Your Dog: A Physical Therapy Approach
Authors sasha and ashley foster have applied this latest research to dogs—many of whom compete in vigorous canine sporting events—so that you can learn how to safely and effectively stretch your dog to prevent injuries, maintain joint integrity, and improve you dog’s fitness whether he is an elite canine athlete or a lap dog.
Over 300 photos and diagrams demonstrate how to safely and effectively stretch each major muscle group. Research on human athletes is changing what we know about stretching. Stretching routines are presented for both large and small dogs, older dogs, and those that are involved in a variety of dog sports.
For example, it is now recognized that aggressive stretching should only take place after muscles are warmed up and shortened from exertion. Teaches correct hand placement for joint stabilization and how to maintain good form.
Healing Touch for Cats: The Proven Massage Program for Cats, Revised Edition
The landmark the healing Touch: The Proven Massage Program, now updated and revised. Distinguished veterinarian and animal psychologist Dr. Fox shares his pioneering 6-step massage technique through detailed illustrations, photos, use massage to diagnose illness, and provides information on how to understand your cat's anatomy, develop a massage routine, and easy-to-read instructions, and integrate it as part of overall care for your cat.
This proven massage program for cats helps affirm the human-animal bond by providing instruction on why cats need massage, how to understand your cat's body language, how to give a diagnostic or therapeutic massage, and how to keep your cat healthy.60 black & white drawings & photos, resources, index.
The Complete Dog Massage Manual - Gentle Dog Care
Also included is information about how the dog ‘works' in relation to what effects massage has; plus the clear, specially-comissioned photos and technique descriptions explain how you can be so much more in touch with the health of your canine companion, as well as establish a bond of trust and communication between you.
The techniques explained and demonstrated in this valuable book – which incorporate a ‘trouble shooting' guide for problems when working on your dog – should assist you in improving your dog's health, and help you gain a greater awareness of his or her overall condition. This action, which resembles rubbing, is, in effect, a form of muscle massage.
Other techniques are also used by fully trained and qualified canine myotherapists or massage therapist practitioners, but the techniques included here are safe to use without such specialist knowledge. Massage has a fascinating history dating back 4000 years, and evidence of the beneficial effects of massage on animals is not difficult to find; we need only look at animals to understand the importance they place on the use of massage through mutual allogrooming, or self-grooming.
How the dog works • using your vet • how massage works • how to massage your dog • massage techniques • massage exercise and muscular health • Managing muscle repair, incorporating massage • Other techniques • GlossaryeBook ISBN: 978-1-845845-54-4 9781845845544Print ISBN: 978-1-845843-22-9 9781845843229.
Among dogs, or some other form of injury, an individual suffering from a sore, will often have the affected area roughly licked by another pack member.
Acu-Dog: A Guide to Canine Acupressure
Acu-dog is by amy snow & nancy Zidonis with Foreword by Linda Tellington-Jones. Tons of charts and photos with detailed discussion of TCM concepts, Hands-on Techniques, and, Session Protocol, Assessment, best of all - 32 Canine Health & Behavioral Acupressure Sessions. Acu-dog a guide to canine acupressurethis 188 page, 4-Color book is the Ultimate HOW-TO Canine Acupressure Book.
Energy Healing for Animals: A Hands-On Guide for Enhancing the Health, Longevity, and Happiness of Your Pets
Animals are so receptive to healing energy, ” explains Joan, “that they’re often easier to work with than our fellow humans. Here she presents practical instruction in pet Reiki, acupressure, chakra systems, massage, feng shui, Healing Touch, and much more—including breed-specific guidance for cats and dogs.
. Natural healing for pets has emerged into the mainstream—veterinarians across the nation are now providing acupuncture, chiropractic, and other alternative methods. With energy healing for animals, longevity, acclaimed animal communicator Joan Ranquet offers an essential guide for anyone seeking to enhance their pet’s health, and quality of life—and deepen their bond with a beloved companion.
In this engaging do-it-yourself pet therapy resource, anxiety, pain relief, this gifted healer offers a broad spectrum of guidance and tools to help our animal companions with behavior issues, and overall well-being.
New Choices in Natural Healing for Dogs & Cats: Herbs, Acupressure, Massage, Homeopathy, Flower Essences, Natural Diets, Healing Energy
Discover for yourself how the country's top holistic veterinarians treat their pets without using drugs. And how you can do it, too! From the author who brought you the first-aid companion for dogs and cats, award-winning pet journalist amy shojai presents this new large-format edition of her popular NEW CHOICES IN NATURAL HEALING FOR DOGS & CATS.
At your fingertips you'll find over 1, 000 at-home remedies for your pet's problems. Herbs * acupressure * massage * homeopathy * flower essences * natural diets * Healing energyThis new edition is a vet-approved, authoritative guide to homeopathy, supplements, and hundreds of other new choices for keeping dogs and cats healthy!Strengthen joints and repair cartilage with this all-natural enzyme page 114.
Push the "aspirin" point for instant pain relief page 135. Stop behavior problems like barking with a flower essence page 150 Herbs that fortify immunity and can help prevent cancer page 178. Eliminate swelling with this powerful nutrient page 233. A one-week plan to get rid of fleas--without harmful chemicals page 263.
Getting in TTouch with Your Dog: A Gentle Approach to Influencing Behavior, Health, and Performance
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Animal Reiki: Using Energy to Heal the Animals in Your Life Travelers' Tales Guides
Written in an easy-to-read style, this book will be enjoyed by animal guardians and veterinarians alike. Shawn messonnier, dvm, author of the natural health bible for Dogs & CatsI learned a lot from Animal Reiki and highly recommend it to a wide audience. Marc bekoff, university of colorado, intuitive, author of minding Animals and editor of the Encyclopedia of Animal BehaviorFulton and Prasad have created a much needed guide to a method of helping animals heal that is gentle, safe and powerful.
Susan chernak mcelroy, an experienced practitioner or an animal lover committed to learning everything you can about your companion’s health, author of All My Relations: Living with Animals as Teachers and HealersWHETHER YOU’RE A NEWCOMER TO THE FIELD OF energy medicine, Animal Reiki will open your eyes to a new level of healing and well-being.
From dogs and cats to horses and birds, this book is everything you need to understand and appreciate the power of Reiki to heal and deepen the bond with the animals in your life. Animal reiki is a great introduction to the growing field of energy medicine.
The Dog Lover's Guide to Massage: What Your Dog Wants You to Know
Massage can make your dog healthier and happier! This book will help you understand and experience the many benefits of canine massage and bodywork. Learn basic techniques to support the physical as well as emotional health of the dogs you love. Six ways that massage works and why *beautiful color photographs show techniques step-by-step *Simple, coaching tips, easy-to-follow steps*How to identify your dog's areas of stress or dysfunction *Learn to improve your touch skills*Anatomy insights, and more.
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