Perfect Stride Clinical Canine Massage

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Are you seeing any of the following with your dog?

  • Lameness/limping/stiffness
  • Difficulty going up/down stairs or getting in/out of car
  • Performance issues in sporting dogs
  • Getting old before their time
  • Hopping or skipping on back legs
  • Gait or posture irregularities
  • Nerves or anxiety
Clinical Canine Massage - Bark & Bath Dog Grooming Glasgow
Clinical Canine Massage - Bark & Bath Dog Grooming Glasgow
  • Crying in pain or anxiety
  • Neck/back/shoulder issues
  • Reluctant to be handled
  • Slowing down or disinterested in walks
  • Change in behaviour: snappy, depressed
  • Biting or nibbling hind legs
  • Orthopeadic conditions such as Arthritis, Hip Dysplasia etc.

Results you can see and your dog can feel in 1 - 3 sessions

Clinical Canine Massage - Bark & Bath Dog Grooming Glasgow

Book a FREE 15 minute muscular health check - next clinic SATURDAY 25TH JUNE.2023

Fill our the form below to book your first free muscular health check assessment and we will get back to you with your appointment time. – PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER IF YOU DON’T SEE A REPLY.


How long does a massage last for?

Anything from 40-60 mins, depending on how long it takes for a dog to settle. If I am finished in 40 mins I spend time doing energy work or stretching exercises with your dog.

Is it a pamper session?

Absolutely not, it is a results driven treatment. If treatments are successful you should see a difference in your dog in 1-3 sessions.

What happens at a free muscular health check?

A muscular health check takes approx 15 mins. During this time I will palpate muscles, checking for panniculus responses and feeling the texture in muscle tissue. I will also check for joint and muscle inflammation.

I also have the opportunity to ask the owner questions about the dogs daily living activities and can offer advice on how their lives can be possibly improved.

What type of problems can it help with?

Massage can help with conditions including:


  • Arthritis
  • Hip/Elbow Dysplasia
  • Spondylosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Luxating Patella SOFT TISSUE
  • Hypertonicity
  • Lameness/Limping
  • Myofascial pain
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Sprains
  • Strains


  • Neurological problems
  • Canine Degenerative Rediculo Myopathy
  • Ageing
  • Disabled
  • Anxiety
How will my dog feel after a massage?

I advise that after your dog has had a massage that they have 2 days strict rest. This is because the dog can experience a Herxheimer Reaction- commonly known as a healing crisis.

Some symptoms of a Healing Crisis can include:

  • Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)
  • Lethargic
  • Thirst
  • Increased urination
  • Vomiting (rare) Even if your dog appears fine after it’s treatment you should still adhere to the 2 days rest regardless. After the 2 days rest you should start to see an improvement in your dog.
When I brush my dog he arches his back and pulls away. Why?

 It could be a number of different things, if the dogs back is twitching it could be Myofascial pain or trigger points. It could also possibly be a back strain.


Their back should be checked for inflammation (heat). It is always best to check this out with your vet to rule out anything else

My dog chews her feet but the vet says there is no skin issues like allergies. What could be causing it?

 It could possibly be arthritic changes on inflammation in the tarsal or carpal joints.

Dogs tend to lick or chew areas which are painful.


View more testimonials…

Ledley has arthritis in his elbow and hips, he’s only been in 3 times and there’s already been an improvement, he absolutely loves going too Judith is really good with him! I’d definitely recommend taking your dog here, it’s well worth the money and I could see a difference even from the first visit. Thanks so much!

Sinead Diver

There is a visible improvement in our dog after he visits Jude. He wasn't getting one of his paws down properly yesterday and we said, "he'll be fine after he sees Jude".

Heather Pollock

I brought my dog Storm to see Jude as she is getting stiff in her old age. Since starting her treatment her mobility has really improved & she loves her massages.
Jude is lovely and really good with her.
I would recommend this therapy to anyone with older fur babies 🐶😊

Pat Reid

I have been taking alfie to see Jude for a few months now, after he recovered from his slipped disc in his neck. Jude has worked wonders on the wee man, Alfie must love it cause he always bounces in the door and assumes the position on the mat ready for his massage. I can't thank Jude enough for her help. Alfie can't wait till his next visit.

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