Secrets From the Treatment Room: Doggy Spa

damedeeso/iStock / Getty Images Plus

In our "Secrets From the Treatment Room" collection, industry insiders share some of their most memorable spa experiences. Make sure you also subscribe to the Secrets from the Treatment room newsletter. Check out our latest story below. 

“I had one woman come in for a treatment with a little pocket dog. She said the dog would be in a special case and would be fine during the service. However, her four-legged friend was running all around the room and barking. To calm her down, I gave the dog to my client, and she was content to be on the table with her. Finally during the last minute, the dog peed on the table. I had to stop the treatment and strip the sheets off and replace them with clean linens, It certainly wasn’t the most relaxing treatment I’ve ever given.”—Alik Minikhanov, licensed acupuncturist, massage therapist and healer

Related Articles:

Secrets From the Treatment Room: Losing Control

Secrets from the Treatment Room: Millennial Mayhem

Secrets From the Treatment Room: Wax On, Wax Off

Suggested Articles

Watch as Chris Diaz, founder and CEO of Lacuna Botanicals, explains his product development process, live from the American Spa CBD Summit.

This year, the event is celebrating 22 years as the leading spa and wellness show in the southeast.

Watch Erin Lorow, national director of sales for Pevonia, as she explains the benefits of the Rapid-Restore duo.