Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
Dog Massage

Dog Massage

A Whiskers-to-Tail Guide to Your Dog's Ultimate Petting Experience

Maryjean Ballner

St. Martin's Griffin



Since we don't speak "Basic Bark," the best way to canine-communicate is through touch. Regular Dog Massage sessions give dogs the attention they crave and the affection they need, and the techniques explained in this book are designed to:

- Relax tense, overworked muscles
- Help puppies benefit from touch, especially during their prime socialization period
- Aid early detection of health problems
- Improve sociability and help calm a "Rowdy Rover"
- Promote cooperation during grooming and visits to the vet
- Enhance that loving bond between you and your dog

Recommended by veterinarians and dog experts, massage is an essential part of your pet's health care. Dog Massage gives you all the skills you need, including:

- Basic Massage Motions, Hand Positions, Speeds, Pressures and Moods
- Over 50 Massage Techniques from Whiskers to Tail
- Advanced Techniques and "White Glove Treatments"
- How to "Voice Massage"


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About the author

Maryjean Ballner

Maryjean Ballner is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist who now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of Cat Massage and producer of the video "Your Cat Wants a Massage!"

Maryjean Ballner

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