Bowen is a fantastic therapy for dogs, and it fits perfectly with the ideals that PDTE members hold close. Even if people are not aware that dogs’ wishes should be placed first, by the time their dog has had a treatment they are under no illusions about exactly who is in control of the sessions.
What makes this therapy so amazing is down to many things. The first of these is that Bowen is a gentle therapy. Dogs experience no harsh adjustments when having Bowen. Even though
Much misinformation exists about neutering dogs and bitches. I am often asked if neutering will help with behavioural problems, particularly in relation to male dogs. Most notably, people want to know if it will calm their adolescent dog down. They want to know if it will stop the dog mounting other dogs/people/furniture. Will it make them less aggressive? Stop guarding behaviour? Most people expect it will, and common wisdom states that 6 months is the appropriate age to neu
Article first published on 14 September 2015 in Bangalore Mirror Bureau. Reproduced with kind permission. This week we had a special visitor at class – Julia Robertson from Galen Therapy Center, UK. This centre addresses muscle issues in dogs. Listening to Julia talk about identifying muscle problems in dogs and providing solutions that can eventually translate to behavioural modifications in dogs was eye-opening.
The first tenet of behavioural modification in dogs is to a
Just remember that when you have your ‘Easter Egg Hunt’ this weekend, you need to make sure that your dog does not participate and that all chocolate is found by the family and NOT your 4 legged friend – why? Because chocolate is LETHAL for dogs.
Many think it is because chocolate contains caffeine, but this is not the problem. The cousin of caffeine, also a natural stimulant, is theobromine and our dogs do not have a specific enzyme that metabolizes theobromine (17 hours