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Intention, intention, intention – AchyPaw Canine Massage Rule #1

Among the ‘New for 2019’ dogs was Vintage Girl Rokit, a 13 year Lab who was referred to us by Guy of Coastway Vets with generalised osteoarthritis and stiff back. She also has Cushings and Vestibular Syndrome as well as … Continue reading

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Trust

Trust. When working with dogs that is a HUGE word. You’re performing physical therapy, not petting. The dog may not have been touched in a professional way before. Petted certainly, but intentional touch. Possibly not. You can’t force them to … Continue reading

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Is age important when deciding to start canine physical therapy?

Some people suggest that massage is only beneficial for senior dogs or canine athletes. The workshops Cathie and I designed recently, focussed on ways that manual therapy, exercises and knowledge can help influence the way that development progresses – from … Continue reading

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Cheap but effective ways of rebuilding muscle tone in your dog – the Sticky Licky Mat

Our Sarah has been through a bit of a time with it all lately. She had a large cyst on her wrist for the past few months which started to open. Rather than risk infection, the vets opted to remove … Continue reading

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Multi-faceted therapy works

Vet Eili Dettering used to treat Feebee for her arthritis with acupuncture and laser. When our Sarah had a mobility flare up a couple of months ago, I asked her to visit for laser therapy. We started with weekly sessions … Continue reading

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Empowering the canine carer

We are sooooo proud of the dog Mums and Dads we work with. We always explain everything we do – the why and the how. They are the prime carer after all – they’re with the dog every dog. Each … Continue reading

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Luther Weimaraner – a 2 year partnership

My Luther Two years I was kindly invited to go and help Luther Weimaraner, who was then 10, by vet Guy from Coastway Vets. He and his Dads were almost at the end of the therapies they had left to … Continue reading

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Mine’s a Dog Friendly House

I’ve always been a firm believer of how simple changes to a dog’s home environment can be beneficial to their mobility. When I first visit a dog’s home I find myself looking around their living quarters – not in an … Continue reading

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Relax HAOK9 Massage Level Two

Six more professionals from the Healing Animals Organisation qualified for the Level Two Diploma after learning a further 10 massage techniques, passive movements and stretches, exploring a variety of conditions they may encounter with dogs, conditioning and wellness in dogs … Continue reading

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Muscle spasms in dogs

Most of us have had one – a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles which really really hurts.  They are different from a muscle twitch which is an uncontrolled fine movement of a small segment of … Continue reading

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