Before Safe Hands, I led international project teams; developed and delivered training programmes; and ran European wide schools’ programmes. My roles were many and varied; full of challenge and amazing people and I loved it.
But the long hours meant I couldn't have a dog and for my own wellbeing this needed to change. So, jumping at an opportunity to leave the corporate world behind I enrolled on courses that would allow me to work with dogs. I started volunteering at a local rescue and adopted my first rescue dog (Eva).
Our dogs are part of the family and in order to feel confident enough working with your dogs I needed to enrol on the best training. So, after much research I studied with the leading organisations in their respective fields - the Canine Massage Therapy Centre and the Canine Conditioning Academy.
I now offer the best, most relevant, incredibly beneficial services and have been trained in:
- Massage; Deep Tissue, Swedish, Manual Lymphatic Drainage
- Myofascial release; direct and indirect techniques
- Canine Touch
- Canine anatomy in motion
- The science of exercise
- Canine Pathologies and injuries
The change in my life style was frightening at first. But improved working hours and my dedicated home clinic means I can now support you and your dog both during a crisis such as rehabilitation after an injury and, just as importantly, for their general health and injury prevention.
Before I offer a service I will have successfully used it with my own dogs, and only when I am certain it is making a difference will I offer it to you and your dogs. I know my massage and training programmes works because I use them regularly to keep my own dogs fit, mobile and healthy.
I see the positive impact I am having on your dogs quality of life every day. I see how helping your dogs also impacts on you and your wellbeing and I absolutely love being able to do that!
I am here for the wellbeing of your dog for life, not just when they have an issue or injury. Your dog really is in Safe Hands and I am looking forward to welcoming you and your dog to the joys of massage and training.
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