Category Archives: training

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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Always learning

We don’t like to stand still with our therapies. We belong to the International Association of Animal Therapists (IAAT) who are a body of recognised, trained, fully insured professionals who are committed to continuous professional development. It means we are … Continue reading

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It’s all about the intention.

Lexi is a 6 year old Portuguese Podengo cross with long legs rescued by Karen from Helping Paws and has been living for the past 3 years in her Forever Home with her new Mum and Dad. She has never … Continue reading

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Homework and caregiver involvement

When set from school or colleges, homework could be a chore. But as an ex-academic now, I try to make the homework that we set our dog carers, more fun, informative and useful. As well as treating the dogs we … Continue reading

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Calming Massage for Rescue Dogs @ RSPCA Brighton 2019

                                      On Monday we were over at the RSPCA Brighton delivering a workshop to staff and volunteers. It was our third voluntary … Continue reading

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Teamwork – canine carers and therapist

It’s always encouraging when a difference in a dog is so evident after just one treatment session. These improvements are even more pronounced when the carer takes everything on board that we demonstrate and talk about. In the first session, … Continue reading

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Sorry not sorry

We first visited Charley the handsome Labrador a few weeks ago after he’d had a fall. The plan was to treat him and then pass on some therapeutic skills to his Mum so she can help him recover and maintain … Continue reading

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Relax HAOK9 Massage Diploma – Nov 2018

An album of pictures from the eighth cohort of Healing Animals Organisation graduates to study the exclusive Relax HAOK9 Massage diploma can be found here

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“Not bad for an old boy”

It’s always encouraging to see how dogs we’ve worked with are progressing with their mobility many months later. I visited 12 year old Corkie and his Dad on New Year’s Eve 2017. At that time Corkie had recently been diagnosed … Continue reading

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Massage and canine anxiety

Sometimes it not just about the physical issues. 6 year old Jack Russell/Chihuahua cross Pippa was referred to us by behaviourist Debbie Peters Schooling 4 Dogs. For the past few months, Pippa had been exhibiting anxiety and shaking. Debbie wanted … Continue reading

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