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Case Study - Teddy by Karen Young of Safe Hands Clinical Canine Massage Let’s Meet Teddy Teddy is a 12-year-old Polish Lowland Sheepdog who, in her younger years, loved nothing more than long, cross-country runs around the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside … until disaster struck. One day, in 2016, poor Teddy woke up in agony and unable to stand. An emergency X-ray at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) revealed a ‘slipped disc’ in her thoracic spine. Surgery was followed by physiotherapy and then hydrotherapy but the only thing that seemed to help was lots of rest and restricted exercise. To make...

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