Category Archives: Canine Massage

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) — Sadie’s Journey

terrier back brace

INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DISEASE — IVDD I have enclosed two photos of Sadie.  Read below to see what she has been through and what she has accomplished. We tried many therapies. Sadie was completely paralyzed from the mid-spine back. No bladder control, no intestinal control, no tail wagging, and no walking. She was at the Animal Specialty Hospital in Naples for three weeks. No surgery recommended. She may or may not …read the full article.

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Aromatherapy Bath For Dogs

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Aromatherapy Bath For Dogs One of my little guys hates baths!  Even though he’s been getting them since he was a puppy, he has still never gotten used to them.  He gets anxious and shakes the minute I put him in the kitchen sink for bath time.  If I run the faucet a little longer than normal, that is his queue to make a beeline for his safe place! The …read the full article.

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Dog Massage

Dog Massage

Dog Massage — Give your pup a treat! If I had to bet, I would guess that you like a massage from time to time? As a licensed massage therapist I know how much I love both giving and receiving massages. Massages have so many proven benefits, some of which include: increased circulation, improved digestion, strengthened immunity, stress relief, and muscle relaxation. But what if I told you that your …read the full article.

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Osteoarthritis in dogs

  Osteoarthritis in Dogs Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is defined as the progressive and permanent long-term deterioration of the cartilage surrounding the joints. Arthritis is the medical term for inflammation of the joints, while osteoarthritis is the term referring to a form of chronic joint inflammation caused by deterioration of joint cartilage. Older dogs are at the highest risk. Osteoarthritis in dogs is similar to how it …read the full article.

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Spondylosis Deformans in Dogs

Spondylosis deformans in dogs

What causes spondylosis deformans in dogs? Spondylosis deformans in us dogs is a chronic condition that is associated with aging. Research indicates that it often develops as a secondary problem related to degenerative disease of the intervertebral discs. In the normal spine, the vertebral bones are joined by ligaments to form a flexible protective column around the spinal cord. There is an intervertebral disc between each vertebral bone, and these …read the full article.

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Canine Massage For Pain Management

Therapeutic Holistic Dog Massage DVD – A Comprehensive Guide In an effort to help dog owners offer dog pain management for their dogs —WiggleLess offers this highly educational DVD to provide you with some of the most comprehensive, high quality instructional training in the field of Canine Massage Therapy available. You will learn a variety of hands-on canine massage techniques* which, when performed regularly, can help reduce dog pain as well as …read the full article.

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Bichon Frise Back Problems

Bichon Frise back problems are no fun to witness. “Bob” is a Bichon Frise mix rescued from a shelter. He doesn’t hear or see so well these days … and his mom says he suffers from dog back pain. Doesn’t aging suck? Bob wears a size Small WiggleLess® to give him the support he needs when his mom takes him for a walk. He wants to smell the roses and …read the full article.

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Schnauzer Back Problems

Schnauzer back problems are no fun to witness. “Jack” is a Schnauzer going on nine years. He was recently diagnosed with arthritis in his back and boy is it painful and achey sometimes. Trouble is, he loves to take his daily hikes and runs on the dusty mountain trails near his home. He meets up with his other dog friends and they  run and play like there is no tomorrow. …read the full article.

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Basset Hound Back Brace

Basset Hound Back Brace Basset Hound back brace helps “Masey”— a beautiful, rather small young lady who has IVDD. She was  rescued from a shelter in Reno, Nevada. Her parents immediately bought her a WiggleLess® back support brace to help with her aching back from carrying all that weight on those short legs. She loves food, outings in the car, crawling onto laps and cuddling with her parents. She oozes …read the full article.

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