Canine Massage: A Practical Guide

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Wiley, May 19, 1999 - Pets - 208 pages
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By following the step-by-step instructions offered in this book, owners and handlers will learn how to identify and treat the problems any dog is likely to have en route from puppyhood to old age. The information is so clearly presented in words and pictures that nonprofessionals will be able to master the massage techniques they need to help alleviate soreness and pain as well as apply relaxation and maintenance routines to further their dog's well being.

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The Dog and Massage Therapy
Points of the Dog
General Anatomy and Physiology of the Dog

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About the author (1999)

Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt, a Licensed Massage Therapist, is internationally renowned for his unique Massage Awareness Method. He travels the world teaching his techniques, which are used by competitive and recreational riders, veterinarians and veterinary technicians, physiotherapists, massage therapists, farriers, trainers, and breeders. He authored the classic Equine Massage: A Practical Guide (Wiley), now in its second edition. For more information, visit

Seymour is a professional animal artist, who has trained horses and dogs most of her life.

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