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 …

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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, …

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How does massage benefit the nervous system?

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Dog massage therapy benefits our dogs by helping to keep the organ tissues healthy and promotes healing so that the function and efficiency of the whole body is enhanced. In this edition of our blog we discuss the the various nervous system benefits of dog massage therapy. The nerve receptors in tissues, which control tissue tension, are stimulated by massage. Depending …

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Physiological benefits of massage (Part 1)

Jacqueline Newholm Benefits of Massage, Dog Health, FAQs 0 Comments

Dog massage therapy has discernible effects on the body’s various organ systems. Massage benefits our dogs by helping to keep the organ tissues healthy and promotes healing so that the function and efficiency of the whole body is enhanced. Because the main body systems do not work in isolation, the benefits of massage on one system will impact others as …

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Big Brown Dog Canine Massage Therapy website launches!

Jacqueline Newholm Dog Health, Dog Welfare, News 0 Comments

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 …