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Where did that light come from? The Ins and Outs of Laser Therapy

The light shines on our clients at Motiv K9 Fitness Therapy. Whether cats, dogs, horses, or other species, Laser Therapy can assist with improving quality of life.  Laser Therapy is cutting edge technology in animal health care with wide applications.  … Continue reading

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A Student for the Day

Dr. Kip Magneson recently finished his 40 hour externship with Motiv K9 Fitness Therapy.  We were very pleased to have him, and grateful he committed the time to drive once a week, 2.5 hour each way from his practice. His … Continue reading

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Gus – Walking Tall Again

Gus is a handsome three year old 145 lb. Great Dane that lives a very active lifestyle. This Dane is an athlete.  He trail rides with his caretaker up to 5 miles, 3-4 times a week. When not hiking, he … Continue reading

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“When You Are All Grown Up”

One of the most common orthopedic problems in dogs is a torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). A ligament connects one bone to another, often allowing for movement and stabilization of a joint. People have this ligament also. We call it … Continue reading

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Healthy Weight Program

Due to the national obesity epidemic, it is widely recognized that the risk for disease in obese animals is exponentially greater than in patients with more lean muscle mass. Of course, a sedentary lifestyle leads to weight gain, but it … Continue reading

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Open Wound Chronicity due to Peripheral Nerve Damage

History Name: Sunny Age & Sex : 18 mos. old, NM Breed: German Shepherd Lifestyle/occupation: Active dog at a donkey/mule rescue working farm in rural NH. Hx of dogs family lifestyle: Lives with 2 adult owners, and several other rescue … Continue reading

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Ortho-Iliopsoas Strain

History: Name: Casey Age & Sex: spayed female, age 5 years old Breed: Border Collie Lifestyle/Occupation: Family dog to an older couple who live in the country.  They claim to have a very active lifestyle. Hx of dog’s family lifestyle: … Continue reading

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