Russell the dog here with another Pet Parent tip.

Have you ever thought about a massage for your furry friend? Well the benefits are dog-gone-good! Massage helps loosen our muscles, improves our joint flexibility, can ease pain, stimulate the immune system and one of the best parts, it’s relaxing.

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If you have a senior dog, massage can be especially helpful for aging joints, easing things like arthritis, hip dysplasia, stiffness and painful joints.

It’s easy to do and you don’t need any special equipment. Here’s a video showing how to massage your pooch.

Or you can hire a certified animal massage therapist. Either way, being dogmatic about massage makes for a happy hound.