Canine Bowen Technique
This Canine Bowen Technique is given using fingers and thumbs on precise points on the dog’s body, it consists of using gentle rolling movements over soft tissue (muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, and skin). The move is done slowly and with very gently. Time is given between the gentle moves to allow the dogs body to fully assimilate the moves and allow the body to start its important processing, healing and re-balancing.
Although a typical consultation will last up to about an hour, time is spent observing and also gaining valuable information regarding the dogs lifestyle and what a day looks like for them and their owners. This time also allows the Bowen Technician to start to build trust and a relationship with your dog and the dog to get accustomed too technician, the actual hands-on part of the session will usually last no more than about 20 minutes.
It's the Law
The Canine Bowen Technique is regarded as a manipulative therapy covered by the Veterinary Surgery (Exemptions) Order 1962 of the 1966 Veterinary Surgeons Act, allowing qualified practitioners to work on the animal, on consent from the dog's veterinarian.
Canine Technicians Conduct
As Canine Bowen Technician
We do not make promises.
We do not prescribe medication or alter any medication already prescribed
We do not diagnose, for any dog, neither do we ever force any treatment on the Dogs, this will only serve to make the dog less receptive and will be counter-productive to the outcome
Canine Bowen Technique is recognising and respecting when the dog indicates it has received what it needs.
Use of Canine Bowen Technique
Common conditions which are often presented at Canine Bowen Technique sessions:-