Category Archives: senior dogs

“How often?”

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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Canine Osteopathy

Our Sam and Sarah have been prime examples of the benefits of the multi-modal approach to treatment plans since they were first diagnosed with arthritis. They were the reason I started AchyPaw and then Chris qualified too. I’ve always referred … Continue reading

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“Learning to walk again”

Hudson is an 8 and a half to 9 year old amazing soulful Bernese Mountain Dog rescued when he was a puppy as he grew too big. What his previous owners missed out on was that as he grew, so … Continue reading

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Best Feedback

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

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Keeping up the good work

I hadn’t seen Rosie since last October but when her Mum saw that I had restarted work safely, she contacted me for a visit. She is nearly 14 and received lots of good wishes and new fans when I first … Continue reading

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Proud Dad moment

PaawHouse magazine were looking for stories where the owner had been inspired by their dog. Hmm…sounded just like our Sarah. Can’t get more inspiring than helping your Dad totally change career. I put the writing hat on again and her … 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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Trust

It’s a very special moment when the dog you’re working with gives you their total trust. You can feel it. It might be physical where they relax and slump into your arms. Or it could be a glance up at … Continue reading

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Respect

Hector is almost 13 now and a big Staffie. He was rescued a few years ago and his new Mum found he had intermittent lameness due to arthritis, calling me in to help from the start of his new life. … Continue reading

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Stabilising the jigsaw

I first met Corkie, his amazing Dad and the unique Corkie Stair Lift at the end of the year in 2017. Since then, we’ve met a couple of more times when his Dad organised some training sessions for other Mums … Continue reading

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