A Holistic Perspective

Doggone Day Spaw wants to promote overall wellbeing within your pet by providing a complementary and integrative approach for care. Rather than just looking at one symptom, we must consider many aspects for your dog’s optimal health. Some things to think about:

In addition to Canine Water Therapy, Vonni’s holistic approach to canine bodywork may combine Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, Structural Assessment/Gait Analysis, and Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils. She is happy to work in conjunction with your veterinarian, enhancing the benefits of traditional treatments. She is also tied into a vast network of practitioners providing many other holistic services and therapies: acupuncture, chiropractic, Chinese herbs, homeopathy, laser therapy, and animal communication (to name a few).

Animal Massage (Non-Aquatic Bodywork)

Vonni provide a cat a massageMassage reduces pain and inflammation, stimulates circulation, hastens healing, reduces the likelihood of injury, and aids in the prevention of chronic conditions. Not only does it allow Vonni to bond with your pet through touch, but it’s also a great investigative tool. While massaging your dog’s muscles to increase flexibility and relaxation, she is also checking for any swelling, new growths, inflammation or pain that may be an indication of injury or an undiagnosed health concern.

One Hour - $75

Aromatherapy (Using Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils)

Essential Oils used in Massage TherapyEssential oils are volatile aromatic compounds extracted from the bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds or roots of a plant or tree, usually through a process of steam distillation. Through the olfactory system, these compounds can elicit powerful physiological and emotional responses, and have the potential to affect every part of the body and mind (at a cellular level). This service incorporates Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils into your dog’s unique massage experience.

One Hour - $80

Cranio Sacral Therapy (CST)

A client dog enjoying cranio sacral therapyCST is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the CranioSacral system - comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. Using a soft touch generally no greater than 5 grams, or about the weight of a nickel, Vonni works to release restrictions in your dog’s CranioSacral system to improve the functioning of the central nervous system. This gentle form of bodywork complements the natural healing processes within a dog’s body, and can be used as a preventive health measure for its ability to bolster resistance to disease and reduce chronic pain.

One Hour - $75

Couples Massage (For You and Your Pet(s))

Relaxation and rejuvenation for you and your canine companion shared at your choice of location. The benefits of massage times two! Four paws up!

My Studio (Two Hours) - $150
Add Aromatherapy - $160

Your Home (Two Hours) - $200
Add Aromatherapy - $210