This page is about the benefits of massage for your pets. Spirit Animal Massage & Reiki is the website and practice of Animal Massage Therapist and Reiki Master Kerrie (Kerran) Ascoli. Spirit Animal Massage & Reiki has been serving the holistic needs of animals and people in the Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachussetts areas since 2006. We offer massage on pets, dogs, cats, horses, bunnies, and small animals. We offer Reiki for people, pets, dogs, cats, horses, bunnies, and small animals.


Let Spirit Animal Massage help your pet relax, relieve pain, get stronger and feel better.
If your pet suffers from arthritis or is recovering from surgery, massage is a good way to help the muscles heal.

Is your pet exhibiting behavioral issues as a result of trauma or injury? Massage therapy could help them relieve pain, keep calm and relax.

Need to improve your show dog's or horse's strength and performance on the field? Massage can help free their muscles from tensions and knots, with long-term benefits to build optimal strength, movement, pain reduction and even improvement of temperament.

For your healthy animal, massage therapy can help maintain a balanced, healthy state, and enhances overall well-being.
Massage therapy has a positive, holistic effect on all systems of the body. Allow your animals to enjoy some of the benefits of massage:
• Reduce pain in chronic conditions
• Promote caring touch and bonding
• Promote overall well being and and increase relaxation
• Improve circulation, eliminate toxins, and strengthen the immune system
• Reduce anxiety, tension and stress
• Enhance range of motion
• Promote the healing process
• Improve performance
• Support post-surgical recovery
• Provide a complement to training for behavioral issues for pets
• Maintain a balanced, healthy state
Contact us today for more information on our massage services.
Each massage session with Spirit Animal Massage takes place in your home or barn, and lasts about 30 to 40 minutes for cats or dogs, and 60 minutes for horses. Please note that massage is never a replacement for traditional veterinary medicine. Always consult your veterinarian as well before receiving any type of post-operative therapy.