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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Dogs in Motion article about Balance Training and Proprioception Retraining by Michelle Monk

Balance and Proprioception Retraining This is an important component of the rehabilitation programs of most of our patients. But fit, able bodied pets can really benefit from this too! Just like us going to the gym, balancing on wobble boards, sitting on fitballs and peanuts; even standing on one leg to improve our awareness of…

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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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