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How to find a reputable Clinical Canine Massage therapist for your dog

You may have decided that your dog would benefit from Clinical Canine Massage Therapy but are concerned that the therapist you take them to might not be properly qualified to administer it. In this video, Jenny Youdan from K9 Elements Massage Therapy provides her 4-point guide to finding a reputable Clinical Canine Massage Therapist, covering checking the therapist is covered by insurance. Jenny explains the legal requirement for therapists to obtain veterinary consent prior to treatment to ensure the dog is in a suitable state of heath to receive massage, and suggests how you might be able to meet a therapist before booking a treatment for your dog. Finally, Jenny explains what it means to be a member of the Canine Massage Guild.

Chapters in this video:
0:00 Introduction
0:33 Do they need to be qualified?
1:10 Regulations
1:40 How to find and choose a therapist
3:55 The Canine Massage Guild

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If you have noticed, or have concerns about your dog’s mobility and/or behaviour, you can easily classify your observations with the 5 Principles of Pain, a useful aid for identifying symptoms of musculoskeletal conditions that could be helped by clinical canine massage. Find information on the 5 Principles here

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