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Pet Massage Albany NY

When you mention the concept of massage therapy for pets, some people might question the practice as something they already do – touch and handle and rub their four-legged companion frequently.

Pet Styles
(518) 439-3670
316 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY
Description
Dog & cat grooming, doggie daycare, and pet boutique. Open Tuesday - Saturday.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Bark Avenue
(518) 399-7387
772 State Route 50
Burnt Hills, NY
Description
Bark Ave. is a beautiful, clean, safe salon catering to dogs and cats of all types. We have convenient early morning and late eveing appointments Monday thru Saturday. Bark Ave. also carries a full line of holistic pet care items including food and supplements as well as toys treats supplies and uniques gifts. We come highly recommended by Vet's. At Bark Ave. every pet is groomed with love.
Services
Offers Mobile/House Call Grooming, Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Livestock Grooming services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Daycare Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Greg's Grooming
(518) 463-3701
306 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY
 
Broadway Dog Wash
(518) 434-4077
3 Wolfert Ave
Albany, NY
 
Academy Of Rural Veterinarians
(518) 694-0056
1450 Western Ave
Albany, NY
 
Fluff and Dry Grooming Salon
(518) 283-9306
573 Church Street
Wynantskill, NY
Description
I am an all breed dog groomer, I have over 25 years as a dog groomer. I love animals and treat all of my furry customers like my own. Your best friend gets individual attention as this is a home enviorment with no stress. My hours are Hours 9 a.m. - 8 p.m last appointment in is 6 p.m Monday - Saturday. For an appointment call 518-283-9306
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Central Animal Hospital
(518) 434-2115
388 Central Ave
Albany, NY
 
PetSmart
(518) 452-5683
161 WASHINGTON AVENUE
ALBANY, NY

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Albany County Animal Hospital
(518) 456-6333
1506 Western Ave
Albany, NY
 
Adsit Catherine
(518) 463-0600
315 Broadway
Albany, NY
 
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Massage Therapy for Pets

By Chris Smith for WebVet

When you mention the concept of massage therapy for pets, some people might question the practice as something they already do – touch and handle and rub their four-legged companion frequently.

That part hasn’t changed, but something else has. The art of healing touch, long considered a standard therapy for humans, is now experiencing significant growth in the pet industry.

“Pet massage has been around since the time of the Greeks, but it’s really gained momentum in the past 10 years,” said Jonathan Rudinger, an author of pet massage therapy books who lives in Toledo, Ohio. He is finishing his fifth book and hopes to write two more before year’s end. Rudinger says that the recent popularity of pet massage therapy is easy to track.

“Owners of racehorses and jumpers have used massage therapy on their horses to increase flexibility, improve muscle tone and deal with injury instead of using drugs,” he said. “In fact, the U.S. Olympic equine team has used massage therapy for at least 40 years. Then the greyhound tracks began to pick it up to enhance the performance of the dogs and then it moved to the performance dogs. Now the public has picked up on it.”

Cats get holistic pet care too, but not in the same numbers as horses and dogs. “They are tougher, because of their independent personalities and the need to establish trust over time,” Rudinger said.

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Cat: 33%
Bird: 8%
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