Pet Parent Classes July 17th

Introduction to Acupressure

July 17th | 9:00 - 11:00AM

Acupressure, a bodywork technique based in Traditional Chinese Medicine, is a non-invasive approach to preventive care. Providing Acupressure for your own dog will allow you to play an important role in your dog's overall mental and physical health and wellbeing. The goal of this work is to restore and maintain the harmonious flow of Chi energy in the body, thus helping your dog achieve a state of balance. Acupressure is ideal for any dog at any stage of life.

In this 2 hour introductory hands-on class, you will learn the basics of Chi energy and how it flows through energetic pathways called meridians. You will also learn how to apply gentle pressure on specific superficial acupressure points to enhance this energy flow. The class will provide you with the basic tools to provide your dog a simple, but effective, at-home session using acupressure points that specifically focus on musculoskeletal soreness, calming, and overall relaxation and comfort care.

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Canine Massage 101

July 17th | 11:30AM - 1:30PM

Massage helps strengthen the special bond you share with your dog, and it empowers you to play an important role in your dog's physical and emotional well-being.  When you use massage at home, you can help reduce your dog's anxiety, detect potential health issues early, and support your dog through any ongoing rehabilitation or medical care.  Massage is ideal for dogs at every stage of their lives.  

Bring your dog to this 2 hour hands-on massage class and we will give you the basic tools to provide an assessment massage on your dog and show you techniques that you can use to relax your dog and to soothe those overworked and sore muscles. We will also teach low stress handling and ways to reduce anxiety.

Location: For Your K9, 1975 Cornell Ave. Melrose Park, IL 60160

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Canine Communication

July 17th | 2:00 - 3:00PM

Dogs use body language to communicate with each other and with humans. Those who love dogs but don't understand their language can send the wrong signals even with the best intentions. This class will help you to understand what your dog and other dogs are actually communicating. Learning dog speak will not only strengthen your relationship with your dog but help you interact with all dogs in general. 

Location: For Your K9, 1975 Cornell Ave. Melrose Park, IL 60160

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