Kinesiology tape can be place on your dog to have a calming effect similar to the "thunder" shirt.
Step one: Cut a piece of tape that is long enough to wrap around your dog's chest and across it's back.
Step two: Tear the paper of the tape in the center and using 50% stretch, lay the tape down in the center of your dog's chest.
Step three: Remove the paper on one side and lay it down with 20-50% stretch as shown in the picture.
Step four: Repeat on the opposite side
Step 5: Cut a second piece of tape that is long enough to wrap around your dog's back
Step 6: Tear the paper in the center and place the center of the tape down with 50% stretch over your dog's lower back
Step 7: Remove the paper on one side and lay it down with 20%-50% stretch doing along your dog's ribs and under torso towards their front arm
Step 8: Repeat on the opposite side
Aromatherapy Relaxation Blend:
Apply 1-2 drops of this blend directly to the kinesiology tape. Always be sure to use high quality essential oils when performing aromatherapy!
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Dr. Angelique Barbara is the founder of Angel's Animals LLC, a company that has developed online animal bodywork courses for both owners and professionals. Dr. Barbara's unique teaching style along with the dynamic layout of the courses allows people of different educational backgrounds from all over the world to benefit from her knowledge.