We are expanding into Hydrotherapy!

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Our founder Jacqueline Newholm has decided to expand the offering at Big Brown Dog Therapy to now include Hydrotherapy. We caught up with Jacqui on week one of her new course to find out more. Here is what she had to say. What is hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is an alternative therapy to help strengthen muscles, improve cardiovascular fitness, relieve swelling, pain …

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Five amazing ways dogs can make your life fulfilling

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Did you know that being a pet parent to a dog could actually increase your life expectancy? Although plenty of research is still left to make any concluding statements, but it is true that life is a fuller and happier place if you have a furry best friend to spend it with. Dogs complete our lives and make all the …

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End of the 2017 dog agility season

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We are fast approaching the end of the 2017 dog agility season; it has been an exciting year.  We have talked a bit this year about how to get our dogs fighting fit for agility competitions, which has included warm up exercises and cool down exercises.  As with humans, these are really important to help the dog avoid injury and if …

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Fun activities to do with your dog this summer

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Now that the summer is in full swing, it is the perfect time to get outside and make the most of the warmer weather. Wondering how to keep yourself and your dog occupied? Here are a few fun activities you could enjoy with your dog this summer. 1. Visit a dog-friendly beach Take your dog to the beach and play …

Big Brown Dog Massage therapy visits Malta!

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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 …

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Pulling on the lead will damage your dog’s neck

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Did you ever stop to think about what happens under your dog’s collar when it pulls on the lead? Persistent lead pulling will damage your dog’s neck. We’ve distilled a thought provoking article from dog behaviourist Els Vidts (www.freedogz.com) for our latest blog. The dog’s anatomy is basically the same as ours, and it’s neck is also just as sensitive …

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Big Brown Dog Canine Massage Therapy website launches!

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We are a canine massage therapy specialist, based in Maidenhead, Berkshire and we are really excited to announce the launch of our new website www.bigbrowndogtherapy.co.uk. Our Journey of discovery Our website signifies the launch of our business.  The last 8 yrs have been a really exciting journey for me.  I have a traditional corporate working background and in 2008 I …