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Vet consent

Vet Consent

The Importance of Obtaining Veterinary Consent As a Therapist one of the most common questions I am asked is “why do I need veterinary consent before my dog can receive massage?” In a nutshell it is illegal for any person to carry out a manipulative therapy on any pet without a signed consent form from […]

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Show dog issues, gait irregularities, improved movement

How Show Dogs SHOW they have Muscular pain

Showing can be an enjoyable and fulfilling hobby for both you and your dog. The judge is looking to ensure that your dog fits the breed standard, has the correct breed conformation, is healthy, in good condition, has the correct temperament and character for the specific breed, and that the gait/movement is fluid with plenty […]

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Panosteitis and Canine Massage

Overview of Panosteitis Panosteitis (Pano) is often referred to as Growing Pains and affects the long bones of the dog – Humerus, Ulna, Radius, Femur, Fibula and Tibia. It is generally found to affect medium to larger breeds of dog i.e. Dobermann, GSD, Retrievers, Great Danes etc. during their growing stages -normally between the ages […]

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