All but the first of the following studies were conducted with people rather than animals, but the information is still of interest in relation to animal bodies as well. Contact Megan if you have a research article to suggest for the library.
Touch Research Institute: Abstracts of research studies available to read on-line, divided into categories of treatment given and symptoms addressed. Full studies available for purchase.
Massage Magazine articles: Scroll down below the list of Issues to find the links.
Fascia: The Body’s Shock Absorber, by John F. Barnes, PT: Not a research study, but a great explanation of fascia.