PetMassage Chart #5: Superficial Muscles of the Dog



Size / Dimensions: 11″ x 17″ ( 27.94 cm x 43.18 cm)

Everyone who works to help dogs medically, therapeutically, or using the most esoteric of bodywork modalities has to communicate with everyone else who is part of the dog’s caregiver team. There is a set of terms, a vocation-specific vocabulary, that is used in canine massage and bodywork.

Some of the most important elements of the vocabulary are the correct anatomical terms for the Superficial Muscles of the Dog.

Each of the muscles whose contours and textures you see and feel on the dog’s body has a name.

The Superficial Muscles of the Dog chart shows the more significant muscles that you need to learn, know, and be able to locate, as a canine massage and bodyworker.

Use this chart as a reference when you are discussing your treatment plans with the pet parents.

Use this chart as a reference when you are discussing your assessments with veterinarians, trainers, and other PetMassage Practitioners.

These charts are in use now, on the walls of clinics and canine massage rooms, all over the world.

Each 11″ x 17″ chart is highly detailed and large enough to be easily read at a distance. Every chart is laminated for long life and is excellent for framing.

This chart, along with the other 5 in the series, is the perfect gift for animal massage and vet tech students while they are learning, and more specifically, for practitioners in their daily professional practice.

Additional information

Weight .0625 lbs
Dimensions 17 × 11 × .01 in


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