Local fundraiser focuses on alternative therapy for dogs

PflegMed and Perrysburg Yoga are hosting Ruff Relaxation fundraiser on Friday (WNWO).

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (WNWO) -- A fundraiser this Friday is focusing on wellness for your dogs.

Ruff and Relaxation will benefit the Toledo Area Humane Society.

PflegMed and Perrysburg Yoga are hosting the event that will feature free chair massages, wellness experts and professionals to perform dog reiki.

Reiki is a treatment that is said to relieve anxiety and stress in pets and humans, as a calming, hands-on way of healing

"So reiki is a type of energy medicine and it's an energy of unconditional love kind of and so when a reiki master is performing reiki on someone or a pet, they're just kind of balancing the energy, we can have blocked energy for different reasons," said Jenny Pfleghaar, PflegMed and Perrysburg Yoga owner and integrated medicine physician.

It is Friday, November 2nd from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at 140 W. Front Street in Perrysburg.

The event is free and open to the public, though donations will be accepted for TAHS.

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