Category Archives: Dog massage
We always knew this was the case but now there has been a clinical research trial. https://bvajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/…/vetr.586 “Results Significant reductions in reported pain severity scores were recorded for all pain indicators over successive treatments (p < 0.001), with each treatment … Continue reading
Giant Hudson has an equally giant heart. He needs regular maintenance therapy of both Reiki and massage to keep his large body supple without getting stiff. This means he has Double Therapist sessions from Chris and me. As we can’t … Continue reading
Milly is a 7 year old Maltipoo (with a bit of Bichon Frise) who is due to have a cruciate operation on her right knee in the summer. She currently has Grade II medial patella luxation in her right hind … Continue reading
Working with a rescue dog
Working with a rescue dog is notably heart-warming. Their new carer often doesn’t know all of their history. What we do know is that they are now able to live their best life. But for someone new, like me, getting … Continue reading
Getting it right from the start
Bailey is a 2 year old Sproodle who decided to have a couple of random stop and sit downs during walks. When his vet examined him, it was noticed he seemed to have a stiff neck and upper back and … Continue reading
“I have a very badly put together Newfoundland Poodle cross”.
Meggie’s Mum started her message to me with “I have a very badly put together Newfoundland Poodle cross”. That’s a way to get my attention for sure! And even more so when looking up names for that cross – things … Continue reading
“Her strength shows me how it can be done… mind over matter”
I had an emergency call for help from Marley’s Mum. Marley is a 13 year old Staffie who suddenly lost all use of her rear left leg. Her vet suggested suspected neurological trauma as there was no proprioception or superficial … Continue reading
“I actually feel positive for the first time since he got the diagnosis”
Handsome soulful big fluster Golden Retriever Leo is only 17 months old but his Mum noticed clicking from his hips and sometimes he struggled to get up or “he looks like he has old man bones” as his Mum put … Continue reading
“I am seeing the world today through my dog’s eyes and more particularly, her body”.
Bramble the Springer Spaniel is a 13 year old rescue who has twice broken an elbow but recovered well and remains very active and up for a walk. Since the end of last year, however, she has displayed a limp … Continue reading
How often? Being able to answer the question of ‘how often does my dog need between treatment sessions?’ is not simple. We rely on the dog’s reactions and not to a formula. Some dogs only need the one session, while … Continue reading
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