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Dog’s Birthday

So it is my first kids 12th birthday today! We now have 4x 12yo dogs. This is no small achievement on our behalves. Missie you might remember had a spinal injury at 7 and was paralysed and incontinent. She is still a bit of a special needs kid but as you can see...

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Blog updates in Facebook

I have found lately it is easier to post our little stories on our Facebook page. So if you would like to join the holistic animal physio page you will be able to get our latest updates, inspiring stories and progress reports. Happy reading! n

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New newsletter – Physio Tails

We are happy to announce the rolling out of our new email newsletter – physio tails. This will be a quarterly newsletter so you won’t be bombarded with information.  We would love to share this with you if you would like to sign up feel free to visit...

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Gyspy the cat after MPL surgery

Meet gypsy the cat. This lively one had patella surgery 3 months ago. Gypsy was not amenable to any contact by her owners at this stage, never had a harness on or walked on the lead. Recovery was challenging as you needed welding gloves to handle her. With a gentle...

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Most Dangerous foods for dogs

n I haven’t seen such a clear chart for a while – the most dangerous foods for dogs. This is a commonly asked question for me especially as owners are opting for more raw/food diets at home rather than commercial foods. Alternatively you just want to share...

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Maple recovering on 3 legs

nn Maple has had such a long long road! 1 month ago this is Maple following amputation.  She broke her leg in early Sept last year after a collision with her bigger sister  at the doggy beach. Unfortunately, with such a skinny leg and after two...

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Testimonial from Eddie what a dog

nn What a special and totally gorgeous dog! I thank Eddie for his lovely testimonial he has just written (if you would like to read what he has to say please see testimonial page). I have treated Eddie over the years – he is now 13 and still as stunning as ever....

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Rocktape Equine Course

Lynne and I enjoyed the Rocktape Equine course on Sunday at the QLD state equestrian centre. Thanks to Lesley Goff for coming on board to teach from a physio perspective also. Rock tape is a relatively new form of taping for humans and animals. It provides functional...

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From snarl to goo

n Not always do we get the waggly tails in our job. This was the first time I saw this dog and had been given the history that she had been abused and was rescued as a puppy. After sustaining severe leg fractures when falling off a ute on the sunshine motorway (and...

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Give me space vests now in stock

I heard about the yellow dog project from one of my clients whose dog recently had spinal surgery. This is such a fantastic idea! If you would like more info on Australian branch visit www.yellowdog-australia.k9events.com. n This is a brilliant idea if you have a dog...

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Go Buster

This beautiful message i received this morning after a long work day yesterday. What a job I have!! n n n Hi Brooke, just want to say thanks for everything you have done for us. If buster boy did not have his leg issues, then I would never have spent so much time...

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Havoc having a ball

n n n What a great shot!! This is the lovely havoc (though perhaps not her best angle!) loving it on the way to physio this week…. She is recovering very well from another knee surgery and thanks to her dedicated owners bouncing back very well this time round....

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Underwater Treadmill Course

I had the pleasure of doing some intensive training for a couple from Townsville who have a canine rehabilitation centre Muzzle to Muscle yesterday (www.muzzletomuscle.com.au).  They flew down and back in a day – bless! Katie and Kane were very keen to...

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Farewell to beautiful Sasha

n n I received this lovely message from such kind and generous owners of Sasha. I started treating Sasha some years ago for hip dysplasia/arthritis. She did amazingly well having not been able to walk much many years ago. Thanks to the dedication of her owners she...

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