Tips For Keeping Your Dog Amused During Confinement

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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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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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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What Should I Feed My Dog?

Dogs in Motion article about What Should I Feed My Dog? by Michelle Monk

What Should I Feed My Dog? This is a question we regularly get asked at Dogs in Motion. Just like human diets, I don’t know that there is one perfect answer for all pets.  There’s so much information available. It can be very confusing for pet owners. But there is no doubting that the incidence of…

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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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