Do you have a couch-potato pooch who needs stimulating? A hyperactive hound who you'd like to get to relax? Find the advice you need, as well as a good dose of humor and charm, in How To Massage Your Dog. As this letter from Mandy the Mutt, a satisfied dog, says, "I was a little skeptical when you started touching me in this new manner, but I must admit it is very relaxing and does help take my mind off our regular trips to the veterinarian...With many woofs of pleasure, yours faithfully." A Howell Dog Book of Distinction
Originally trained as a nurse in England specializing in Cardiac Intensive Care, JANE BUCKLE holds a Bachelor's degree in Complementary Health Studies from Exeter University. She taught anatomy, physiology and clinical science in the U.K. Currently she lectures and consults on alternative therapies in the U.S. and is also completing a book on clinical aromatherapy. As soon as she settles in one place, she intends to get a really Big dog.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Principles. 1. Why Massage Your Dog? 2. When to Massage Your Dog. 3. Where to Massage Your Dog. 4. How Often to Massage Your Dog. 5. Massage Mediums. 6. Massage Technique I: Palm Strokes. 7. Massage Technique II: Thumb Strokes. 8. Massage Technique III: "Fish" Strokes. Parts of the Body. 9. Head and Face Massage. 10. Slow Back Massage. 11. Fast Back Massage. 12. Chest Massage. 13. Front Paws and Legs Massage. 14. Back Paws and Legs Massage. 15. Tail Massage. 16. No--Go Areas of Your Dog. Types of Dogs. 17. Massage for Puppies. 18. Massage for Elderly Dogs. 19. Massage for Hyperactive Dogs. 20. Massage for Pregnant Dogs. 21. Massage for Couch Potatoes. 22. Massage for Skeptical Dogs. 23. Massage for Purebreds. 24. Massage for Uninterested Dogs. 25. Massage for Tiny Dogs. 26. Massage for Huge Dogs. 27. Massage for City Dogs. 28. Massage for Country Dogs. 29. Massage for Jealous Dogs. 30. Massage for Adopted Dogs. 31. Massage for Convalescing Dogs. Beyond the Basics. 32. Massage by Disabled Owners. 33. Massage by Children. 34. Massage by Teenagers. 35. Massage as Part of Training. 36. Massage by Foot. 37. Four--Handed Massage. 38. Massage on Thanksgiving and Other Holidays. Letters 39. Letters from Satisfied Dogs. 40. Letters from Satisfied Owners. And Your Just Reward.
How to Massage Your Dog by Jane Buckle
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