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Do You Massage Your Pets?

Once you figure out the basics of pet massage your furry friend will be in for a treat. Not only is touching your pet gingerly a great way to bond, but it's an effective way for you to help relieve your cat or dog's stress and check his or her body for lumps, bugs or irritations.

Do you show affection for your pet through touch and massage?

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BostonChick BostonChick 8 years
I used to massage my dog's back...like on both sides of his spine (hard to explain). But he LOVED it! :) It was incredibly cute.
Jabbadoo Jabbadoo 8 years
Bella loves it and will flip over and "assume the position" (legs splayed and arms over her head so that I can rub her armpit muscles lol, she gets this Zen look on her face and i'm pretty sure I look the same way when then massage therapist wakes me up too.
yadiet yadiet 8 years
i love rubbing my babies armpits because there always soo warm..heehee.. but is it me or the cat in the photo HUGEEEEE
Renees3 Renees3 8 years
sometimes I rub his back and neck. He prefers more of a scratchy rub then a massagey rub
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
I massage Bubba's neck and back and paws when he is the mood.
mnp mnp 8 years
I do it to calm Fuji down. It also helps me find the bumps and such on his body.
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
Absolutely! Oliver loves to have his "armpits," legs, and belly massaged. If I rub the top of his tail at the base, it kicks in an involuntary reflex where Oliver's tongue shoots out of his mouth and swirls around until I stop! :D
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