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Sick Muscle Sick Body

The cause of common lameness problems, ageing or slowing down overnight, gait irregularities…the list goes on, but why is the most common cause constantly overlooked, over thought or simply masked? Natalie Lenton asks… Firstly thank you all so much for the lovely emails and for those of you who came down to the stand at […]

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Gait & Anatomy – Your Crufts A-Z

Natalie Lenton guides you through some of the interesting basics, some fascinating facts and some little known information on your dog, gait, conformation and anatomy… A – Angulation: The angle formed by bones which meet at various joints. Examples of this include the Shoulder, the Stifle and the Hock as well as the Hip. The […]

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Massage and the Show Dog

Massage can be used in reference to the show dog mainly to improve gait and resolve movement issues. However, showing is a very different discipline to working and agility and the use of massage seems, in my experience, generally less attractive to owners. For dogs involved in agility/obedience and working trials, physical ability and stamina […]

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