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Golden Retriever massage Jenny Youdan

When is Massage Not A Massage?

If massage conjures up images of relaxing, a special treat or a pampering session, well, as lovely as that is, it’s not what the Canine Massage Guild therapists do.  To us, Canine Massage is a remedial therapy used to rehabilitate soft tissue injuries. Whilst we can provide relaxing techniques that stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system […]

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Gracilis myopathy GSD

Gracilis Myopathy

Definition Gracilis Myopathy – The Gracilis – a muscle in the hind leg. Myopathy – disease or abnormality. The condition, Gracilis Myopathy also known as Contracture, can be difficult to confirm due to the symptoms being close to that of other more common conditions of the hind limb. Some breeds, for example German Shepherds, are […]

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Canine Massage Agility team Scotland

Team Scotland Understand the Importance of Taking Their Guild Massage Therapist To The World Agility Open

World Agility Open From A Canine Massage Therapists Role It seems so far away now since I headed down south to Buckinghamshire on the 10th of May for the World Agility Open Championships. This was a great opportunity for me to mix two of my passions: Dog Agility and Canine Massage Therapy. Saying that, it was […]

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5 things to consider when choosing a therapist for your dog

Whether you are looking for a canine massage therapist, a hydrotherapy centre, a physiotherapist, an osteopath, a McTimoney animal manipulator or a chiropractor, you want to ensure you find the best person to work with your dog. There are 5 things you should always consider when making that decision. 1. Qualifications and training Always ask what […]

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Massage for dog with degenerative Joint disease

Degenerative Joint Disease – Case Study

How massage helped Bobby Canine massage therapy is an effective treatment for muscular issues in dogs such as tears in the muscle otherwise known as muscular strains. It can also help to support the management of long term orthopaedic conditions such as hip or elbow dysplasia or arthritis. Below, Canine Massage Therapist, Sam Axtell explains how canine massage helped […]

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