Find a quiet place where your dog can relax. You can massage them on the floor, on a bed, or on the couch.
Massage the large muscles in your dog's back, legs, and shoulders. Use long, sweeping strokes.
Start with slow, gentle strokes to help your dog relax. You can use your hands, fingers, or even your forearms.
Be gentle and avoid applying too much pressure. If your dog seems uncomfortable, stop the massage.
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Massaging your dog is a great way to spend time together and show them how much you love them.
It may take some time for your dog to get used to being massaged. Be patient and consistent with the massage.