Our Services

Our Services:

  • Canine Basic Athlete Massage:  Canine Massage offered both Pre and post event as well as ongoing maintenance IMG_0894massages at Canine Basics studio to improve and maintain muscle function and performance and to prevent stiffness and soreness.
  • Canine Basic Rehab Massage:  Post-injury and/or post-surgery massage (done in consultation with your veterinarian) to aid in the healing process.
  • Canine Basic Senior Care Massage:  Treatment of elderly dogs to prevent and/or decrease stiffness, arthritis and/or poor circulation and to improve mobility and quality of life.
  • Canine Basics Calming Massage:  Massage with a focus to provide a sense of calm and relaxation and to increase circulation.  Good for dogs of all ages.
  • Canine Basics Puppy Massage: Working with you puppy this session includes reflexology and a calming massage to help your pup get use to being touched and handled.

What to Expect:

Note: all sessions are customized to the individual dog.  Actual time of the session may vary according to the size of the dog and the dog’s needs.

  • Session One:

The first session includes a questionnaire, assessment of need, gait analysis, goal setting and an initial massage.  With some dogs the initial massage may only be 15 – 20 minutes if the dog is not use to massage.  Average session is 60 minutes in length.

  • Follow Up Sessions:

Subsequent sessions average 30 minutes in length depending on the size of the dog, the dog’s needs, and the dog’s tolerance for massage.

  • Trial Services:

Fifteen minute pre/post event athlete massage at agility, obedience, or other trial event. Click HERE for information on AAC Ontario Regionals (East)

Service Fees:

Initial Assessment $60.00

Follow up Massage $40.00

Trial Services $20.00/15 minutes

Please note that massage is not a substitute for proper veterinary care. Canine Basics is pleased to work in cooperation with your veterinarian and reserves the right to request a veterinary consult if needed.

Post Massage Relaxed!

Post Massage Relaxed!