Category Archives: injury prevention

Job done

I hadn’t seen handsome collie Bob for a couple of years. Recently he had an operation with some uncomfortable post-surgical complications requiring restriction of his mobility and wearing a collar so he couldn’t get to the wound site. All this … Continue reading

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“Oh….she needed that”

We hear that quite a lot. A dog who hasn’t been able to settle, gets straight into the massage zone and stays there for the full hour long session. 11 year old Staffie Pickle had just recovered from an operation … Continue reading

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Empowering the carer

Teeny Tiny Tyler has the heart of a giant dog. He was simply not sure about touch at all – except from his Mum so she did all the physical work on this session – and he loved it. Tyler … Continue reading

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Sharing knowledge is the best

Last week we delivered the 9th occasion of the special Relax HAOK9 Massage CPD training we designed for the professional therapists of the Healing Animal Organisation. This time we had 15 delegates from all over the UK and Europe who … Continue reading

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Help to make every day as good a day as possible

We all have our good days and our bad days – sometimes that’s due to work, or the weather or our aches and pains.  Most dogs don’t really know about going to work – unless it is which bed or … Continue reading

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New ideas, new techniques, new modalities

Meet Charley – the amazing Red Lighting Magnetically Vibrating Chocolate Lab. Some months ago. we bought a Low-Level Light Therapy device to target some relief for Sarah.  Recently I completed my certification for the application of Phototherapy. How does it … Continue reading

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More mobility adaptations making life easier for your dog

Some weeks back I put up a post and pictures of our revamped steps around the house to help with Sarah’s changing mobility needs. New carpeted surfaces with more traction. Longer ramps with less of an uphill climb. Rubber surfaces … Continue reading

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Helping a rescue dog – meet Bertie

I’m scheduled for another volunteering session at Arundawn Dog Rescue in a few days. But I saw this recent post from Elaine about Bertie the 10 and a half year old Staffie who was sadly back in kennels at the … Continue reading

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Making continual adaptations for a degenerative disease

Chris has been gluing and stapling and sawing. Sarah’s back paws are starting to drag now and again which catches her rear legs and can cause a stumble. Although our house is already senior-proofed we took another look round at … Continue reading

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Sherlock 3.0 – following a dog through the stages of their life

Sherlock the Labrador is like one of your best friends who you only see once a year but carry on as though no time has passed. We had Sherlock 1.0 who was only a puppy then. His Mum and Grandmum … Continue reading

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