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Canicross and Clinical 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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Canine Massage Guild – Challenge Cup

Canine Massage Guild Performance Challenge is open to Beginner and Novice dogs of all sizesHerbie and Alison take second place! On Saturday (16th September), Canine Massage Guild therapist Alison Pearce was working on the Guild stall at Lechlade K9 UKA agility show, offering free muscular health checks to competing and spectating dogs. Her border collie […]

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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials of the Canine Massage Guild’s Lenton Method® begin!

First Ever Clinical Trials to Take Place on Clinical Canine Massage TherapyHistory is about to be made as both University Centre Sparsholt and Winchester university conduct in-depth clinical trials with the Canine Massage Guild on the efficacy of clinical canine massage therapy and, specifically, Lenton Method®. A three-tiered, results-driven approach to the treatment of musculoskeletal […]

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Dogfest North – a new perspective

Hayley Hilton explains her experience of Dogfest this yearAs a newly qualified Clinical Canine Massage Therapist, I turned up to DogFest North not quite knowing what to expect. Throughout the day there was a queue of visitors waiting for their Free Canine Muscular Health Check. The variation in breeds, ages and personalities of the dogs […]

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Intervertebral Disc Disease and Massage

What is IVDDIVDD (or Intervertebral Disc Disease) is a degenerative condition which affects the discs that act as a cushion between the dog’s spine. It can affect any dog but is highly prevalent in chondrodystrophic dogs i.e. short legged and long backed such as Corgi, Bassett Hound and Dachshunds etc. IVDD happens as a result […]

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Is Your Dog Stressed or Anxious?

Some dogs can be excessively anxious and stressed by the environment or company that they find themselves in. But being stressed can have a significant and negative impact on your dog’s overall health – and here’s why! If there are insufficient respite opportunities for a stressed dog they become unable to naturally lower their levels […]

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3 soft tissue injuries every Greyhound owner needs to know

Does your greyhound have a muscular issue that may be affecting their day to day living? Natalie Lenton from the Canine Massage Therapy Centre helps you to identify how. We all know the pain and inconvenience of a ‘pulled’ muscle, or that spot just between the shoulder blades that can feel knotted and tight after […]

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