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Role of neck muscles when dogs move

What is the role of cervical muscles in dog’s movement and how to tell if they are injured?

16 Jan, 2020

Unlike humans, quadrupeds’ forelimbs play a role in locomotion. A dog’s front legs and neck are used to create and moderate movement along with other important functions.

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Should you treat dogs during a treatment?

Should you give dogs treats during a massage treatment?

17 Dec, 2019

There are a number of viewpoints among canine myofunctional therapists about the use of food rewards while treating a dog. For me, I am happy with using food rewards if…..

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Exercises to strengthen muscles

Best exercises to strengthen dog’s back leg muscles

24 Nov, 2019

Dogs recovering from surgery and injury or dogs with chronic conditions such as hip dysplasia, stifle conditions (luxating patella, partially ruptured cruciate ligament) and osteoarthritis can benefit from remedial exercises to strengthen muscles that support the hip and stifle joints. With the wide variety of remedial exercises, which ones should you focus on to strengthen hind limb musculature?

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