Animal Massage

Animal Massage for Your Pet in Beaverton, OR

Joanna McNicholas LMT,SAMP

Certified Small Animal Massage Practitioner

Some of the benefits that our pets can receive from massage:

  • Increased relaxation and fosters a feeling of well-being
  • Strengthens and supports the human animal bond
  • Reduces anxiety by releasing the feel good
  • Helps to reduce the formation of scar tissue
  • Assists in joint flexibility and decreases muscle tension
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Decreases blood pressure
  • Improves range of motion
  • Stimulates liver and kidney functions
  • Improves circulation of blood and movement of lymphatic fluids
  • Enhances the health and nourishment of the skin and coat

Who could benefit from massage?

All dogs can benefit from massage ranging from the very young to the elderly and any age in between.
A few examples:

  • Healthy pets to help maintain optimal health
  • Older pets with arthritis and other joint or mobility problems
  • Animals recovering from a recent injury, illness or surgery
  • Pets with past injuries, genetic abnormalities or chronic conditions that continue to limp or move awkwardly
  • Pets with poor circulation
  • Pets that have been, or are confined for an extended period of time such as boarding or recovery,
  • Pets distressed before or after vet visits
  • Show animals that need to be relaxed and look their best
  • Young animals learning to accept touch

For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact Murrayhill Veterinary Hospital (503)359-3300