Osteopathy for dogs
Whether your dog is a working dog/competition dog or a loved pet, it will benefit from osteopathic treatment.
There are many conditions dogs are treated for. Here is a list of a few of them:
- Injuries-from falls/ running into things/slipping
- Gait Changes- Lameness/favoring turning one way or a particular leg/unevenness
- Behavioral Changes
- Generic –arthritis/maintenance of condition
- Sprains & Strains
- Difficulty in movement- not wanting to jump into a car
Your dog is fully examined, a diagnosis reached & treated. Some dogs are referred by their vets. Owners are often given rehabilitation exercises to be done at home, along with massage & stretching. Referral to Total Paws for Hydro-therapy on a treadmill can also be in some rehabilitation programs. Hydro-therapy has many uses to help a dog recovery from an injury, as well as general being.
- Pain relief
- Gait mechanics
- Weight Loss
- Pre/Post Surgery
- Muscle mass & stamina
Sarah sees small animals at Total Veterinary Services.
Sarah is a member of SOAP & is part of the committee to see the growth of animal osteopathy & to ensure standards/competencies of animal osteopaths is maintained.