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Acupressure to strengthen your dog’s immune system

There is minimal risk of your dog getting COVID-19. But the virus has been a huge reminder to all of us about how important our immune systems are. Here are five acupressure points that will help strengthen your dog’s immune system. They are great for seasonal allergies, reactions to medications or vaccines, or if your …

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Acupressure Benefits for Senior Dogs

Senior dogs benefit greatly from acupressure. Acupressure is a modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has been used for over 3,000 years on both animals and humans. When a certain point, called an “acupoint” on a “meridian”, or pathway, is activated through light pressure, chi and blood travel to corresponding organs. This, in turn, helps …

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Benefits of Massage and Acupressure for Dogs

Dogs benefit from massage and acupressure the same way you do. It’s not just about having a relaxation session with candles and soft music, but rather the great many health benefits that stem from there. Weekly therapeutic bodywork for dogs increases blood, chi and lymph flow, and circulation throughout the body. This movement is truly …

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Nationally Certified in Canine Acupressure

Acupressure is one of the most ancient healing arts.  Like acupuncture, which uses the same pressure points, it is based in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  The primary difference is that acupuncture uses needles to activate the points. There is evidence that shows veterinary acupressure has been used since 2000-3000 BC. In ancient times, eastern cultures would use this …

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Canine Acupressure Points to Help your Dog

Acupressure has been known to treat over 40 conditions.  It excels at things like rehabilitation, chronic pain, neurological disorders and strengthening the immune system.

In this video I walk you through a few points that you can use at home with your own dog.

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Acupressure for Your Dog

Acupressure is one of the most ancient healing arts.  Like acupuncture, which uses the same pressure points, it is based in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  The primary difference is that acupuncture uses needles to activate the points. There is evidence that shows veterinary acupressure has been used since 2000-3000 BC. In ancient times, eastern cultures would …