Signs that suggest your dog may need treatment:


  • change in behaviour
  • reluctance to go for walks
  • reluctance to jump - ie, in and out of cars, on furniture etc
  • stiffness after rest
  • pain or discomfort when being groomed
  • stiffness after exercise
  • difficulty getting up or down, breaking sits/stays
  • change in gait - holding hind quarters to one side


Causes of back problems in dogs: 

  • trips, slips and falls
  • playing rough with friends
  • tug toys 
  • injuries gained from exercise, agility, jumping etc
  • landing awkwardly when jumping
  • compensation from injuries
  • conformation
  • pulling on the lead