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 …

Big Brown Dog Massage therapy visits Malta!

Sophie Comas Canine massage, Canine Massage Therapy, Dog massage, News 0 Comments

I decided it was time for a short break and wanted an easy, stress-free holiday.  A good friend of mine lives in Malta, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to visit her and have a bit or R+R. But the entrepreneur in me decided that it would be too much of a wasted opportunity if I didn’t try to …

Warm up for dog agility

Pre-exercise warm up massage

Jacqueline Newholm Benefits of Massage, Canine massage, Canine Massage Therapy, Dog Health, Dog massage 0 Comments

Why warm up? A warming up routine is essential when embarking on any form of exercise, and including pre-exercise regimes as part of a ‘workout’ is just as important for our canine athletes as it is for those of the human variety. The dog’s body needs to make a number of adjustments when undertaking any exercise. These include: increasing the breathing …

Canine massage

Massage can help improve your dog’s circulation

Jacqueline Newholm Benefits of Massage, Canine massage, Canine Massage Therapy, Dog Health, Dog massage 0 Comments

All the body’s cells need a good supply of blood, which contains all the substances required for their nutrition, repair and growth. The cells also need to dispose of waste products and other harmful toxins which are brought about by the generation of energy, and debris caused by tissue damage or inflammation. This is the job of the circulatory system, …