Basic Canine Acupressure for Dog Owners
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Basic Canine Acupressure for Dog Owners

Acupressure techniques to ease your dog's pain and stress
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Created by jeanie mossa
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 22 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Basic acupressure techniques to ease your dog's pain, stress and common ailments.
  • 18 Acupressure points for neck. shoulder, knee and back pain, hip dysplasia,
  • Acupressure points for incontinence, kidney & bladder problems
  • Acupressure points to boost the immune system
  • Acupressure points for elderly dogs with dementia
  • Basic Traditional Chinese Medicine theories about Qi and Meridians
  • 12 Meridians & 2 Extra-Ordinary Meridians: Pathways & Functions
  • Basic Acupressure theory used for humans and animals
  • Basic canine anatomy
  • Easy technique to find acupressure points on the human body & a dog's body
  • Basic massage and acupressure techniques
  • How to apply Chinese herbal liniments topically to relieve pain
  • Calming solutions for dogs with stress and anxiety
  • PLEASE NOTE! This is NOT a certification class!
Requirements
  • Must love dogs!
Description

An introductory online course on how to ease your dog’s pain, stress and common ailments with acupressure. This class is for dog owners and those who work with dogs who want to learn acupressure techniques and theories.

Please note this is not a certification class for professionals.

You will learn:

  • Basic acupressure techniques used to relieve pain, stress and common canine ailments.

  • 18 acupressure points used for dogs with neck, shoulder, elbow, knee, hip and back pain and ailments.

  • Acupressure points for dogs with dementia, incontinence, bladder & kidney ailments & allergies

  • Easy instructions on how to find the acupressure points on a human body and on your dog's.

  • How to apply Chinese liniments topically for pain.

  • Calming tips for dogs with stress and anxiety

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine theory about Qi and the Meridians

  • 12 Meridians and 2 Extra-Ordinary Meridians - their pathways on the body & their functions

  • Basic acupressure theory used for humans and animals

  • Basic canine anatomy

  • Special section detailed information on 14 Meridians, functions, pathways and number of acu-points.

  • Extra Class: Animal Chakras

  • Extra Class: Treating K9 Cancer with Alternative Medicine

Each section will have graphics, charts and videos on how to locate acupressure points and various massage techniques to use.

Includes PDFs with canine acupressure chart and resources

Who this course is for:
  • Dog owners, Dog lovers, Dog walkers, Vet Techs, Reiki Practitioners, Massage Therapists, Those who work with dogs
Course content
Expand all 70 lectures 03:24:52
+ Introduction
2 lectures 08:34

Introduction to Basic Canine Acupressure for Dog Lovers

A short video description of everything covered in this class.

Preview 04:33

Important guidelines and tips for taking this class.

Basic Canine Acupressure Class Guildelines
04:01
+ What is Animal Acupressure?
3 lectures 07:20
  • Learn the origin of animal acupressure

  • The concept of energy referred to as Qi and its relation to meridians


Preview 02:27

Learn the difference between acupuncture and acupressure.

Acupuncture versus Acupressure
03:46

Basic Canine Anatomy PDF Chart with vertebrae numbered and bones

Basic Canine Anatomy
01:07
+ The Meridians
1 lecture 05:41
  1. Meridians used in traditional Chinese medicine for acupuncture and acupressure.

  2. 12 Meridians plus 2 Extra-ordinary meridians

  3. Theory on how meridians work with acu-points

  4. Yin Yang Meridian theories

  5. Meridians and their paired organs and meridians

The Meridians
05:41
+ Introducing Acupressure Points
1 lecture 03:34

An introduction to acu-points.

Please check the Resources section for a PDF of the dog chart with the 18 acu-points we will cover.

Intro to Acupressure Points
03:34
+ Contraindications for Acupressure
3 lectures 06:28

Contraindications for Acupressure - When NOT to do an acupressure session.

Contraindications for Acupressure
01:40

Guidelines and tips to make your dog's acupressure session relaxing.

Acupressure Session Guidelines
01:33

Here are a few symptoms to be aware of during and after a session.

What to Expect After an Acupressure Session
03:15
+ Acupressure Techniques Video Demonstrations
5 lectures 07:00

Introduction to Acupressure Techniques

Acupressure Techniques
01:31

 Demonstration on various acupressure techniques using your fingers and thumbs. This is done on a mat so you may see how it is done. This will also be demonstrated on a dog in a later video.

Finger Techniques
01:54

Demonstration of Rolling, used in Tui Na which is a Chinese form of acupressure. This is done on a mat so you may see it more clearly. This will also be demonstrated on a dog in a later video.

Tui Na Rolling Technique
01:07

Demonstration of hand cupping on a mat. This will be demonstrated on a dog in a later video.

Cupping Technique
01:08
  • Finger techniques

  • Using one finger for acupressure

  • Using thumb and fingers for acupressure

  • Tui Na Rolling technique

  • Cupping technique

All on a mat. These will be demonstrated on a dog later on. Please practice these techniques on a yoga mat, cooling mat or a pillow.

Techniques Review
01:20
+ Tuning Forks with Acupressure
2 lectures 04:16

Demonstration on some of the techniques taught above on my dog Quan Yin. The meridians talked about will be covered in later chapters. There will also be more videos demonstrating techniques on Quan Yin.

Acupressure Techniques on a Dog
02:53

Using Tuning Forks with Acupressure for those who are trained in Sound Therapy and Tuning Forks.

Please note: In this class we will not be covering how to use Tuning Forks. Sound Therapy is a completely different type of modality that would take a few hours more of class time.

Tuning Forks with Acupressure
01:23
+ Herbal Remedies Used for Acupressure
3 lectures 12:40

The next two videos will cover Bach Flower Rescue Remedy and the Chinese Liniment Zheng Gu Shui - how and why they are used.

Please note: The Bach Flower Rescue Remedy video was filmed for another class I have on Udemy. In this class we will be talking only about the Bach Flower Rescue Remedy and not the individual Bach Flower essences.

Herbal Remedies Used for Acupressure
01:24

Bach Flower Rescue Remedy for stress, anxiety and emotional issues.

Bach Flower Rescue Remedy
09:16
How to use Bach Flower Rescue Remedy during a session
02:00
+ Zheng Gu Shui Liniment
3 lectures 07:15

Learn all about the Chinese herbal liniment Zheng Gu Shui and how it is used for pain in acupressure.

Zheng Gu Shui Liniment
05:13

Video demonstration on how to apply the Chinese liniment Zheng Gu Shui on a dog.

How to Apply Zheng Gu Shui on a Dog Video
01:16

This BLOOPER video is not required! Just an actual demonstration of what may happen if your dog does not like the Zheng Gui Shu!

BLOOPER! When a dog does not cooperate with Zheng Gu Shui
00:46