This article discusses the benefits of massages and physical therapy for pets, outlining various techniques like passive range of motion, hot/cold therapy, underwater treadmill, obstacle courses, therapeutic ultrasound, and cold laser therapy. It provides tips for giving your pet a massage at home and lists popular massage techniques. The benefits include relieving muscle tension, improving coat and skin conditions, enhancing flexibility, boosting immunity, increasing blood circulation, and identifying potential health issues. The psychological advantages include promoting overall well-being, strengthening the emotional bond, improving sleep patterns, reducing depression, fear, and anxiety, and helping pets get comfortable with touch. Precautions and contraindications are highlighted, emphasising the importance of choosing the right therapist and consulting a veterinarian before any treatment.
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