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Canine Rehabilitation: “Muscle Wastage” – swimming to stimulate voluntary movement.

By |July 5th, 2011|

Canine Rehabilitation to combat Muscle Wastage
When we first met this gorgeous border collie she had undergone surgery to repair multiple fractures of the pelvis and a hind leg, this canine rehabilitation was going to be a long and hard road.

She had been well on the way to recovery when she tried to climb out of […]

Canine Hydrotherapy: Size Matters!

By |July 4th, 2011|

Size Matters when it comes to Canine Hydrotherapy!
The size of a dedicated dog pool really matters when it comes to swimming larger dogs, or more then one dog at a time. The canine hydrotherapy pool here at Canine Therapies is 22 feet long, and 13 feet wide, so we can accommodate all breeds from Newfoundlands […]

Canine Physiotherapy: The Problem with Shepherds…

By |July 4th, 2011|

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 […]

Canine Fitness

By |July 4th, 2011|

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 […]