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Older Dogs

Why I became a canine physiotherapist

Roonie the reason I became a canine physiotherapist by Michelle Monk

Human Physiotherapy to Canine Physiotherapy Over 20 years ago I started my physio journey as a human physio because I wanted to help people to have a better quality of life and mobility. Having always had a huge love for dogs, it was a natural progression to shift my skills over to animals. In 2004…

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Can I slow my pets aging process?

Blog post by Michelle Monk of Dogs in Motion about can I slow my pets aging process

Human Physiotherapy to Canine Physiotherapy Over 20 years ago I started my physio journey as a human physio because I wanted to help people to have a better quality of life and mobility. Having always had a huge love for dogs, it was a natural progression to shift my skills over to animals. In 2004…

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Food for the Senior Dog: Eat Well Be Well

Dogs in Motion article about Food for the Senior Dog: Eat Well Be Well by Michelle Monk and Helen McNall

There are many things we can do to support dogs in their senior years to enable them to have lives as long, happy and healthy as they can. They rely on us to meet every single need for them and food for the senior dog is no exception. We know how important it is for…

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Heat or Ice, Which is Best for an Older Dog

Heat or ice, which is best for an older dog - Dogs in Motion Blog

Knowing what is best for your older dog when it comes to treatment of their ailments and making them more comfortable can change as your dog gets older. If your dog is in pain or has an injury, the difference between using heat or ice can be the difference in the way they heal and…

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The importance of massage for older dogs

Dogs in Motion article on the benefits of massage for older dogs by Michelle Monk

The longer we are on the planet the more we use and overuse our muscles. As we mature, repetition of certain movements such as walking, moving from sit to stand and bending can affect our muscles and joints and cause a reduction in mobility. This is the same for dogs too and why massage for…

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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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