Does your puppy seem stressed? Consider getting her a massage with essential oil aromatherapy.

Associated Veterinary Medical Center in Walla Walla now boasts an employee certified in both.

People massage has long been known to help heal injuries and release harmful toxins. Vets now believe the same benefits are possible with pets. Licensed therapists don't believe there is anything strange about it. Releasing muscle tension will help any living thing with muscles. They don't consider it extravagant or odd.

Sandra Farley lives in Waitsburg and has worked in Walla Walla for 20 years. She can be contacted at Balanced Animal Massage.