Does owner emotion and behaviour affect the health, wellbeing, or remission of an animal diagnosed with cancer?
29 Mar 2023
There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that the emotional and behavioral states of animal owners can have a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of their pets, including those with cancer. Several studies have investigated the relationship between owner attitudes and behaviors and the health outcomes of animals with cancer, and the results suggest that owner factors can have a significant impact on the course of the disease.
One study conducted by researchers... More
Who Ya Gonna Call? AGE BUSTERS!!!
08 Feb 2023
By Laurie Edge-Hughes, BScPT, MAnimSt (Animal Physio), CAFCI, CCRT, Cert. Sm. Anim. Acup / Dry Needling
When searching for inspiration for today’s blog, I found an interesting physiotherapy blog, http://physiowinnipeg.com/4-ways-physiotherapy-helps-you-age-gracefully/. Physiotherapy helps you to age gracefully! Now there’s a good spin!
So here were the main points:
Aging gracefully is more than your looks. It’s about overall health and the... More
Your Dog’s Knee Injury Causes Brain Issues, and Overuse of the Eyes! Say What???
30 Dec 2022
By Laurie Edge-HughesBachelor of Science in Physical TherapyMaster of Animal Studies in Animal PhysiotherapyCertificate in Canine Rehabilitation TherapistCertified by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada InstituteCertificate in Small Animal Acupuncture / Dry Needling Cruciate injuries in the knee occur in both people and dogs. They pose similar problems after injury or after surgery: pain; swelling; gait modifications; osteoarthritis; and loss of strength (to name a few). ... More