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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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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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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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