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Facts about Acupuncture for Dogs

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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Wheelchairs for Dogs: When should you consider one?

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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Do Dogs Have Strokes Like Humans?

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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More Options For Canine Cruciate Injury

Dogs in Motion article about More Options For Canine Cruciate Injury by Michelle Monk

What would you do if your dog ruptured their cranial cruciate and couldn’t have surgery? This is something we deal with every day at Dogs In Motion. Here, we get regular email enquiries and pets coming to see us, with an injured  or ruptured cranial cruciate ligament. And, for a variety of different reasons these…

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