How and who it helps

AchyPaw Canine massageTherapeutic massage & myotherapy is a safe, hands on, affordable manipulative therapy which aims to improve and benefit the mobility and quality of life of your dog whether you have a Great Dane, Miniature Terrier, senior dog, puppy or canine athlete. We use a multi-modal approach of therapy, education, advice and exercise.

In a treatment session, we offer :

  • Guided demonstration of a tailored massage routine you can perform daily on your dog in between treatments
  • Guided demonstration of a tailored exercise routine beneficial for your dog
  • Advice on home adaptations that may help your dog’s mobility – download our ABC of Home Adaptations article here, full of helpful, cheap & simple but effective ideas
  • Advice on additional complementary therapies that may be beneficial
  • A personalised workbook that includes all the massage routine, exercises and advice

If you notice any of the symptoms outlined below, your dog could benefit from a treatment session with AchyPaw Remedial Massage :

  • Stiffness when getting up from lying down or walking up and down stairs
  • Lameness or limping
  • Slowing down when walking
  • Advancing age
  • Seeming to be depressed, anxious, diminished playful behaviour or not wanting to be touched
  • Decline in ability if your dog undertakes agility or other sports
  • Chewing of the limbs, feet or back
  • Medical condition diagnosed by your vet such as arthritis, hip dysplasia, nerve damage or post-surgery

All our treatment plans are individually prepared and tailored to the needs of you and your dog. Whether your dog is a family pet or a working dog every dog can benefit from a massage session, some of the specific benefits include :

Read about some of the dogs who have been sucessfully treated with AchyPaw physical therapy :

Feedback and testimonials

Feedback from the dogs

(AchyPaw South Coast Dog Massage Service – “Affordable massage for all dogs”)


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