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Posts Tagged ‘Breathing’

Lateral breathing in dogs

Lateral breathing in dogs Lateral breathing is often not included when we talk about breathing. We think of mouth breathing and nose breathing; chest breathing and diaphragmatic – belly – breathing. I use palmar breathing; and that’s demonstrated at https://youtu.be/EQPlxRXx9bw Lateral breathing includes the functioning of the structures on the sides of the dog: the ribs,…

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Canine Massage on Table vs Floor

Canine Massage on Table vs Floor This week we released a new video on our YouTube channel. In it I share my views on practicing canine massage on a table compared to working on the floor. Both have their place. Whenever and however possible though, we need to maintain mindful and ergonomic body mechanics. It is essential…

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Touch Breathing

Touch Breathing Animal Shelter Pitbull Visiting a dog shelter recently, I watched a young woman bring a young pitbull outside for some fresh air and exercise. She brought him into the gated play area, tossed a ball across the yard, and sat down on a bench to watch him play. The dog showed no interest…

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Golden Retriever Moves Slowly and Limps, Then Gets PetMassage™

Golden Retriever Moves Slowly and Limps, Then Gets PetMassage™ Luke Skywalker, healthy, active, eight year old Golden Retriever. Complaint: moves slowly and limps. Luke Skywalker was limping and his owner had taken him to her vet to see if he had broken or torn anything that would cause this unusual behavior. Veterinary palpation and x-rays…

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