Category Archives: agility
Vet Eili Dettmering has been visiting our Sarah for the past couple of years to give her Aculaser therapy for her arthritis and other issues. Recently, the arthritis in Mr Sam’s left shoulder has started to cause a few dips … Continue reading
Bobi and Pixie have a lovely sunny garden which is ideal for safe working. The dogs get their massage and heat therapy which is a double bonus. Both love their sessions enthusiastically – sometimes over keen. One minute Pixie can … Continue reading
“Getting it right from the start”
Following on from the Senior Dog Massage & Health Day, Cathie & I are delivering the second in our series of practical canine workshops at the end of this month. This one focusses on the younger dog and how to … Continue reading
Bob’s story of his first canine massage session
Sometimes a new dog comes along and the therapy session follows the textbook. In fact, I think Bob wrote the textbook. Bob is a young Collie with occasional rear leg issues. He is part of Sarah’s group of dog friends … Continue reading
Pet Natural Health Day : Saturday 22nd September 2018
On Saturday 22nd September, The Pet Shed Brighton (100 Preston Drove, BN1 6EW) is hosting a Pet Natural Health Day with local specialists in various fields of animal health and well-being. On offer will be 6 x 15 minute free … Continue reading
What do the dogs do when we leave?
Rather than asking the carers to bring their dogs to us, we typically do home visits. There are a number of reasons for this including the dog feeling more relaxed and comfortable in their own home and for us to … Continue reading
This is why we do what we do…..
“Dear Les and Chris, our parents were impressed with how quiet we were when you came in to our house. Normally we have to warn them of strangers but we knew that we didn’t need to worry about you both. … Continue reading
First Massage Session in the words of a dog (well…..)
Last weekend we had another Double Therapist Saturday with Alfie & Flint. Alfie is a Collie who loves his agility and older brother Flint is a Springer who is a typical bouncy spaniel. Recently Alfie displayed lameness from his rear … Continue reading
Two IAAT CPD accredited & promoted workshops for 2018 “Supporting your dog to reach their full potential through every stage of their life”
Cathie Forbes (Southdowns Canine Massage) and Dr Les Ellam (AchyPaw Canine Physical Therapy) have combined their knowledge to design a series of workshops which have been accredited and promoted by the IAAT (International Association of Animal Therapists). We are both … Continue reading
Every dog is individual so their treatment plans should be individual too
“How often will you need to visit my dog?” is a question we often receive in an initial enquiry. The answer is – we simply don’t know until we’ve met you and your dog. Each dog is different. Each has … Continue reading
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