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Arthritis and the older dog

Arthritis and the older dog

If your dog has canine arthritis then you probably already know a lot about it and are now looking for ways to make your dog more comfortable and bring some joy back into their lives. A lot of owners will have tried physiotherapy, acupuncture and hydrotherapy, or their dogs are already taking the maximum dose of painkillers but they may still be finding daily activities uncomfortable to the point where owners are starting to question their quality of life. People often try canine massage as a last resort.

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Rose Power

Rose Power

Healing Roses ~ as we highlighted in our Valentine's Day blog, roses can help and heal in lots of ways. As well as culinary uses, there are numerous applications for medical, emotional, and behavioural problems for you and your animals. Here we look at flower and...

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Tales of a vet nurse

Tales of a vet nurse

As a vet nurse of some 30 years, the recent Vet Nurse Awareness Month caused me to reflect on how my career as a Registered Veterinary Nurse has evolved.

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Does your dog need physiotherapy? (part 2)

Does your dog need physiotherapy? (part 2)

In part two we will be looking at postural signs that can indicate an underlying problem which may be causing your dog difficulty. Most people assume that if their dog can run and jump they do not have any musculoskeletal problems. Surely if they were in pain they wouldn’t do that, would they? …

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