Dogs in Motion article about prevent Injuring yourself when Looking After your Dog by Michelle Monk

Most of us will suffer from back pain at one time or another. If you’re having to lift, move, help your dog stand or walk during recovery, or as they age, then you’re at increased risk of injuring yourself. As physiotherapists, we are interested in not only rehabilitating your dog but also in assisting you…

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Dogs in Motion article about Choosing the Correct Harness for your Dog by Michelle Monk

This is a question we get asked at least once per day at the Dogs In Motion clinic. Choosing a harness that suits you and your dog is no mean feat! There are different harnesses for different purposes- and some suit some dogs and their owners better than others. Most of the harnesses we recommend…

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Dogs in motion article about Keeping Your Dog Amused During Confinement by Michelle Monk

One of the biggest issues for owners and their dogs after injury or surgery can be the confinement that’s required to allow the body part to heal. These ten tips will help you in keeping your dog amused during confinement and support the healing process. For most soft or bony tissue injuries or surgeries, there…

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Dogs in Motion article about Facts on Acupuncture for treating animal pain management by Michelle Monk

Guest Post by Vet Acupuncturist Dr Sara Baldey What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is used in both people and animals for thousands of years.  Acupuncture utilises the body’s own ability to heal itself. Through this, it establishes health and balance in the patient. This is mediated through…

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Dogs in Motion article about Wheelchairs for Dogs: When should you consider one? by Michelle Monk

  Wheelchairs for dogs have really improved in recent years and there are many more brands to choose from now. These can be a great addition to your dog’s recovery from surgery or injury; for some dogs whose rear limbs don’t work well (but the rest of their body is fine) they can be life changing.…

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Dogs in Motion article entitled Do Dogs Have Strokes Like Humans? by Michelle Monk

This is a very common question I am asked when treating physiotherapy patients at Dogs In Motion. The answer to this question is indeed ‘yes’ however dogs do not have strokes as humans do. The normal causes of a stroke in people – high blood pressure or high stress levels – are much less common…

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