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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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slippy flooring dog injury

The Number 1 Way to Keep Your Dog Injury Free

Want to keep your dog more mobile and healthier for longer? Of course you do! So what is the Number 1 cause of injury to dogs around the home and what can you do about it today? ….Drum roll….. If you hadn’t already guessed it the answer is…. Slippy Flooring. Slippy Flooring? Really? Okay, let […]

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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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