Category Archives: arthritis management

Four Stories for Arthritis Awareness Month – how combining therapies may help your dog

September is Arthritis Awareness Month and there have been lots of posts about it. I thought I’d take a different line and go through a couple of the dogs I’d worked with over the years showing how a multi-modal approach … Continue reading

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Benefits of physical therapy – plus some obscure ones

There are dozens of established benefits from massage and physical therapy. There are the physical and mechanical benefits such as : Rehabilitation Prevention For exercise and sport To manage pain Stimulation of the healing process Increase blood, lymph and nutrient … Continue reading

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Canine Renegerative Medicine : My experience

Recently, we took our Sarah to Dr Stewart Halperin for investigation into whether she would benefit from Regenerative Medicine. I’ve written a post about our experience here. Hopefully we soon start can to challenge a view of ‘It’s Just Arthritis’ … Continue reading

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Mine’s a Dog Friendly House

I’ve always been a firm believer of how simple changes to a dog’s home environment can be beneficial to their mobility. When I first visit a dog’s home I find myself looking around their living quarters – not in an … Continue reading

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A new review of our services

“Our Newfoundland x Collie George has started to experience issues with his elbows and hips and following daily sardine breakfasts and yumove pills, wasn’t really showing any improvement. As such we reached out to Les after finding him on google. … Continue reading

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Foundation in Canine Massage @ Paws, Play & Stay May 2017

Another successful Foundation in Canine Massage workshop at Paws, Play & Stay. Snoop is a 3 year old very active Lurcher/Deer hound who had heard all about massage from his older sister Tia who has been to AchyPaw twice. He … Continue reading

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How treatment can be successfully handed over to the owner

Luna is a 12 year old Labrador who had recently been diagnosed with arthritis in her knees and hips. Her Mum has made all the recommended house changes such as rugs and soft beds allowing Luna to move around the … Continue reading

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Combining complementary therapies – a success story

Louise from A Touch of Reiki attended our Level One and Two Relax HAOK9 Massage course with the Healing Animals Organisation. She has just put up a Facebook post which fully expresses how adding a variety complementary therapies to a … Continue reading

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Relax HAOK9 Massage Level Two

Six more professionals from the Healing Animals Organisation qualified for the Level Two Diploma after learning a further 10 massage techniques, passive movements and stretches, exploring a variety of conditions they may encounter with dogs, conditioning and wellness in dogs … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is not just the presenting issue that is the problem

Noddy is a desperately handsome black Labrador who is approaching 11 years old and lives over in Petworth. He recently had a slip and had started to become stiff in his rear legs with possible back strain. His Mum wanted … Continue reading

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