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Friday, November 3rd 6:30—7:30pm

Dog Massage Therapy

Dr. Alvarez massaging golden retriever dog

Dog Massage Therapy

Massage therapy has a wide range of physical and mental benefits for your dog. It is also a wonderful way to strengthen the bond you have with your canine companion.

Dr. Leilani Alvarez, Director of the Tina Santi Flaherty Rehabilitation & Fitness Service at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC), will demonstrate massage techniques that you can do at home with your dog. Learn about the benefits of massage therapy and how you can incorporate these techniques into your dog’s daily routine. This event will be streamed live from the AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC.

Watch the livestream on Friday, November 3rd at 6:30PM ET on our YouTube Channel.

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About the Speaker

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Leilani Alvarez, DVM, DACVSMR

Dr. Leilani Alvarez is the Director of the Tina Santi Flaherty Rehabilitation & Fitness Service at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center in New York City. She is a board-certified diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and is certified in veterinary acupuncture, canine rehabilitation, and advanced Chinese herbal medicine. Dr. Alvarez graduated with high honors from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine and completed her internship and residency at the Animal Medical Center. She has been practicing integrative veterinary medicine for over a decade and leads one of just a few traditional residency programs in canine sports medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to running a busy integrative and rehabilitation practice, Dr. Alvarez is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences and has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

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