Tag: canine controlled swimming

Canine Physiotherapy: The Problem with Shepherds…

04 Jul

Canine Physiotherapy is an effective method to improve a dogs proprioception Like many German Shepherds this dog is showing signs of weakness in her hindquarters. She comes to Canine Therapies to swim on a regular basis but we also work with her on various canine physiotherapy exercises to help maintain her awareness of her paws. This awareness is called proprioception.…

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Canine Fitness

04 Jul

Canine Fitness: Dusty, spayed Labrador bitch swimming with toys Dusty is one of Anne’s own dogs. She swims at least once a week partly for fun and canine fitness, but also because she has been spayed, which makes her more prone to putting on weight. Dusty has had 3 litters of puppies (usually Anne will only allow a bitch to…

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