Category Archives: canine myotherapy

Home Visits

Most of the dogs we see, we visit and treat at their own home. If the dog has a mobility issue or is uncomfortable, we don’t want to add to any distress by jiggling around on a car travelling. It … Continue reading

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It’s the little things…..

Today was Double Therapist Saturday again. Second visit to Harry and Lou. Harry is (was) an anxious boy. He can be touch reactive which could make physical therapy challenging. But on his first session he chose Chris and allowed him … Continue reading

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Looking beyond the diagnosis

During the years of working with dogs, we’ve encountered many different names. As well as the Sams, Alfies and Billys we have Lord Nelson, Mr Darcy, Luther, Hector, Muppet and Auntie Pearl. And the other weekend Chris went to treat … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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“Empowerment is the necessity”

Handsome 14 year old silver faced Oscar became very wobbly recently. His Mum asked Sonny and Jasper’s Mum Ella from Bourne to Walk  (who also came up with that wonderful quote) if she knew of any help and she suggested … Continue reading

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Helping mobility in a dog with simple household adaptations – it’s all part of our service

Henry is a 2 and a half year old Boston Terrier who developed an occasional limp from his front legs.  His Mum asked if we could come round and assess and treat. Chris helped to ease out some of the … Continue reading

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Canine Partners – working with the charity

We were invited by Canine Partners to deliver a special canine massage workshop with the specific aim of promoting relaxation. The UK charity train assistance dogs to meet the needs of individuals with physical disabilities. Their dogs will need some … Continue reading

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Myofascial release, Superficial Front Line & Anatomy Trains – massage in dogs

Meet Tino and his SFL. Tino (Valentino) is Bruce’s brother. When he was 8 he developed a hunched back with prominent spine in the mid spine area. At the time his vets suggested an MRI with a possible operation which … Continue reading

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