Umm, try telling North that "petting is passé!" I know it's sweet to treat a pet to a massage and I definitely liked Maryjean's tips on different tempos and the need to speak to a pet but, that's not where the video magic (mystery?) really comes in. When she started singing, I wondered what my dog would do if I crooned him a tune. I'm certainly no songstress so, if he could cover his ears, he probably would — do you create songs for pets swapping in their name for the normal lyrics?
So maybe we're not rushing out to get professional massages for our pets, especially considering the state of the economy. But does that mean they should miss out on pampering? No way. It just means we've got to get a little more resourceful and creative with our gift giving.
Check out this sweet Stone Massage for Pet Set ($25) . . . a perfect gift to treat any pooch you want to make stress less.
In addition to the stones, it comes with a 30-minute educational DVD so you can learn how to give a pet this therapeutic doggiessage right from the comfort of your couch (or his bed). Plus, how grateful will his furry pals be when you share the knowledge with their owners, too!
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While I can't say North has ever had a stone massage like this lucky smooshy, I bet he'd love it. . . . if he sat still long enough, that is.
Not as unusual as you may think, many shops will offer "facials" or "puppasage" – and remember that fancy jacuzzi? – for stressed pets. While my budget demands that I do this myself, if money was no object, I'd love to treat North to a "pet relaxation session" — what pampering would your dog or cat most love to receive?
Featuring a bone-shaped handle (and pawprint nubs), the Pooch Massoose increases blood flow and reduces muscle tension to the designated spot on your doggy's body.
Since the majority of you treat your furry friends to a special massage on occasion, do you think this new tool would make your lives easier (and your pets' rubdowns better)?
See? I'm not the only one that feels like getting a massage after a long day at work. Killer Whales get creative in the ocean, using sea kelp and stones for a nice, exfoliating, and moisturizing self rubdown. Thankfully, they don't have to pay the $160 that I would pay for the equivalent here on land! Lucky.
Today's day two of the Chinese New Year and I just realized that it is often celebrated as the birthday of all dogs! In addition to the feasts, it's a great day to be extra kind to pooches. I love to suggest food and goodies for your pets, but I don't have the time to make a special stop on my way home from work tonight . . . and I had to share this with you before I left. When I thought about my favorite treat, I instantly thought massage which is my favorite way to pamper myself on my birthday. And yay! I found some tips for how you can turn petting a pet into a mini, gentle massage. As with anything else, if you pet struggles, stop! He's supposed to be enjoying himself. Ready to get started, then read more