10 Ideas For Marketing Your Animal Massage Business

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Marketing your business is something you should be doing on a ongoing basis – it’s always better to have too many clients than too few (offer to put new clients on a waiting list if you can’t fit them in). Here are a few low (or no) cost ideas for how you can let people know […]

AWG Recommendeds: Getting In TTouch With Your Dog

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Getting in TTouch with Your Dog by Linda Tellington-Jones TTouch is not massage; it is a series of very light movements intended to activate the cells and “awaken the cellular intelligence”. Linda Tellington-Jones invented this bodywork method after having an epiphany during a Feldenkrais class: she all of a sudden realized that the technique she […]

Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home

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Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home And Other Unexplained Powers of Animals by Rupert Sheldrake This book is amazing! I consider it a must-read, and I think most people will look at animals a little bit differently after reading it. If you ever had any doubts that our pets know a lot […]

Alternative Healing Modalities

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There are many ways to promote health, and most holistic animal health practitioners are trained in more than one technique. I would like to point out that while most of us turn to one or several therapies to fix a problem or cure an illness, these are all wonderful as preventative therapies as well. I […]

AWG Recommends: On Talking Terms With Dogs

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On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals by Turid Rugaas Norwegian dog trainer Turid Rugaas has worked with dogs and studied their body language and behavior for most of her life. She is one of the world’s foremost experts on dog behavior, and in this book, she talks about what she calls “calming signals”. Wolves […]

AWG Recommends: The Other End Of The Leash

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The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell The Other End Of the Leash is one of those books you return to again and again; one that I have lent to many dog owning friends, and, in my opinion, one that everyone who lives or works with dogs should read. There are many “aha”, […]

12 Animal Massage Benefits in Short

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In a post the other day, I talked about massage benefits in specific instances, and here is a shorter list: Massage: Relieves stress Maintains health Interrupts pain cycle Increases circulation of the blood and lymphatic systems Increases flexibility and range of motion Relieves muscular restrictions, tightness, stiffness and spasms Flushes toxins and metabolic wastes from the […]

Who Needs Animal Massage?

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While animal massage is gaining recognition, there still remains a huge misconception about massage therapy for animals: that it is just another foofy spa service for overly pampered dogs in diamond collars and Prada boots. Nothing could be further from the truth. There are many reasons for your pet to make an appointment with an […]