canine-athlete-seminarWe are pleased to be hosting an Advanced Canine Athlete Seminar, run by Gail Baker at our Runcorn base.

Gail Baker is a qualified McTimony-Corley animal manipulator, level 3 canine hydrotherapist, canine first aider, and teaches remedial and sports massage for dogs.

This hands-on, interactive two day seminar teaches delegates how to keep their dog in top condition, and how to use massage and exercise to prevent injury and get the most out of their dog. Ideal for Agility dogs, Flyball dogs, Show dogs, Working dogs and active pet dogs.

Delegates will be able to bring their own dog to work on to the seminar, being held at Weston Primary School, Runcorn.

Delegates may attend one or both days. Day one is aimed at people completely new to canine massage. Day two is open to people who have massage experience or who have previously attended day one.

DAY 1 (Saturday 9th November)

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Gait Analysis
  • How massage works and why it can benefit your dogs performance
  • Pre-event massage
  • Post-event massage – how to soothe aching muscles, drain lactic acid and speed recovery
  • Other warm up techniques
  • Sports Focus & common problems
  • Injuries & Health conditions in sports dogs
  • Care of the elderly athlete
  • Supplements/Nutrition

DAY 2 (Sunday 10th November)

  • Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
  • Analysing movement through high speed camera
  • Core Stability – Why we use this and what for
  • Core stability exercises
  • Advanced Massage Techniques, working deeper into the muscles
  • Basic stretching techniques
  • Puppy fitness – What can we do?

    Advanced Canine Athlete Seminar

    Advanced Canine Athlete Seminar

Date: Saturday 9th November – Sunday 10th November
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Weston Primary School, Runcorn, WA7 4RA
Cost: £70 for two days or £40 for one day

Spaces are limited and must be pre-booked.

For more information or to book, email:
or call: 07825 119 188.

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Ami Sekhon is the owner of Cheshire Dog School, which offers dog obedience training, workshops, home visits and much more in and around Warrington, Cheshire. Ami has been involved in dog training for many years and she also enjoys successfully competing with her own dogs in Agility and other dog sports. In 2016 Ami won the Enterprise Vision Award in the North West in the Training and Coaching Category and is a 2017 finalist for the Solo Business award. [more]