[M]assage makes your pet healthier and happier and that the benefits that we all know and love from getting a massage ourselves, are felt just as strongly by our four-legged friends.

“Most people look at me as if I’m crazy when I tell them that I massage dogs and cats for a living,” says Kathy Silver, a physiotherapist and certified Small Animal Massage Practitioner. … “But I’ve always had dogs, cats and horses in my life and when I decided that it was time to change up my career a little, this seemed like a natural way to go.”

—www.Canada.com, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 15, 2009