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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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stretching your dog

And 1, 2, 3 stretch – the benefits of stretching to assist injury rehabilitation in dogs

You may have noticed that when your dog first wakes up, natural instinct takes over and they have a good stretch. You may have even noticed yourself doing this. Recently I have had great success in using stretching as part of a programme to treat injured dogs. But what is stretching, why does it work […]

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Working Trials PD

Working Trials, Working Dogs and Therapeutic Canine Massage

What are Working Trials? Simply, Working Trials are based on the work done by police dogs.  It is the civilian’s sport where handlers train their dogs in the disciplines that a police dog would encounter whilst at work.  This will include, tracking, searching for articles, agility, control and obedience.  For some it will also include […]

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Canicross

Canicross and Canine Massage Therapy

Canicross is cross-country running with your dog, done in a controlled way.  The dog wears a running harness and their human runner wears a belt designed for canicross around their waist/hips.  A bunjee lead is attached to the belt one end and the other end is attached to the harness that the dog is wearing.  […]

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