dog joint pain case study

How to help relieve dog joint pain

Sophie Comas Benefits of Massage, Canine massage, Common Pathologies and Conditions, Dog massage 0 Comments

Over the last few years, I have been really privileged to work with a number of different dog patients, especially older dogs, all with different physical challenges.  I really enjoy watching the transformation in my patients, seeing a dog with joint pain, being stiff and struggling to move; to then relaxing into the massage treatment and gaining increased flexibility.  My …

hip dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia: Is Your Dog At Risk For This Condition?

Jacqueline Newholm Benefits of Massage, Common Pathologies and Conditions, Dog Health 0 Comments

As pet owners, we love our dogs, and we never like to see them in any pain. Unfortunately, many dogs develop health issues as they age, and these can be very scary to deal with. One common condition that many pet owners have to deal with is canine hip dysplasia. Because dogs affected often have to have surgery to help …

Muscular injury

Muscular injury in our dogs

Jacqueline Newholm Common Pathologies and Conditions, Dog Health, Dog Welfare 0 Comments

Dogs, like any animal, are susceptible to soft tissue, muscular injury throughout the course of their everyday activities.  Most soft tissue injuries in dogs are due to falls, fights, accidents, and during exercise and play. Our blog about muscular injury in dogs discusses the science behind the phases of muscle healing and repair. Categories of muscle tearing A soft tissue …

reactive dog due to muscular injury

Physiological and psychological effects of muscular injury

Jacqueline Newholm Common Pathologies and Conditions, Dog Health 0 Comments

Dogs, like any animal, are susceptible to soft tissue muscular injury throughout the course of their everyday activities.  Most soft tissue injuries in dogs are due to falls, fights, accidents, and during exercise and play. Physiological effects of muscular injury From a physiological point of view, muscular injury will affect a dog in the following ways: Pain perception – muscular …