Art and Essence of Canine Massage, PetMassage for Dogs is the book for canine massage instruction.

Begin or enhance your canine massage practice. Learn the Art and Essence of Canine Massage, PetMassage for Dogs.

If you are happiest when you are with dogs, and your heart sings when you help them discover their optimal quality of life, you are ready for this book. PetMassage is for you. PetMassage can be your new career! Art and Essence of Canine Massage, PetMassage for Dogs is one of the primary texts for the PetMassage Foundation Level Program.

PetMassage is a highly effective way to enhance every dog’s quality of life, at every age, stage and circumstance. The combination of skilled touch and compassionate active presence that you will learn with this book will have profound effects on every aspect of dogs’ bodies and minds.

Why is it described as an art? What are the essential skill sets you need to know to administer great massages to dogs? The answers to these questions and more, are in this book.

In the Art and Essence of Canine Massage, PetMassage for Dogs, Jonathan Rudinger, the founder of the PetMassage Institute ( shares his knowledge of the skills of canine massage. This book is based on the experience and perspectives from his over twenty years of teaching canine massage vocational training workshops and maintaining a private practice.

This book includes:

  • hand and body skills
  • body and breath mechanics
  • benefits and applications for dogs and the canine massage practitioner
  • animal massage theory
  • canine behavior, observation of canine reflexive responses to your movement
  • vocabulary for the vocation of canine massage

Art and Essence of Canine Massage, PetMassage for Dogs, 306 pages, illustrated, index. Only $34.95

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If you practice canine massage, this book will enhance and validate your practice. If you want to learn how to massage dogs, this book will be your guide. Here’s the link to purchase this book: Thank you.

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