There are many causes of Lameness & Limping in dogs…

One day you are playing and the next your dog is suddenly limping and whimpering. This can involve one ore more limbs and varies in severity from subtle pain or tenderness to the inability to place any weight on the limb. It can be intermittent or constant, worse in the morning, worse at night, worse after rest, worse after or during exercise.

Causes of Lameness include:

  • Pulled or strained muscle
  • General wear and tear via activity
  • A fall
  • A Collision
  • Slipping down a hole
  • Repetitive strain
  • Jumping and landing awkwardly
  • Trauma
  • Arthritis
  • Hip Dysplasia

Benefits of Canine Massage Therapy

  • Address the issue rather than mask it
  • Improves flexibility and suppleness of the muscle
  • Manage areas of pain and soreness
  • Promotes a return back to normal movement (gait) and posture
  • Return back to normal activity and exercise
  • Works as pain management for dogs with lameness due to Orthopaedic Conditions
  • Improves comfort levels
  • Remodels scar tissue from a strain
Lameness & Limping in Dogs