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Avon Dog Services

PhysioMyDog & Avon Dog Services Package

Dog Tips

  • Suggest filming after you have walked your dog for a few minutes – so they’re not overly excited

  • Keep your dog on a LOOSE lead and collar 

    • If you use a harness, please remove for the purpose of videoing 

  • Avoid your dog jumping up

  • Avoid your dog looking up at you – ideally looking forward 

  • Please have your dog at walk and trot pace.

Included as part of your chosen Avon Dog Services package, are sessions with Harriet Kitcat, Vet Physiotherapist of PhysioMyDog.  Time, date and location to be discussed.

Your package includes

  • 2 Exclusive in Person Physiotherapy Sessions

    • Carried out at your home or PhysioMyDog in Frome, Somerset

  • Follow Up Written Bespoke Therapeutic Plan

  • Written report for your vets and other dog professionals involved

  • Lifestyle Management Tips for Your Dog eBook

  • Access to Harriet in-between sessions to answer any questions you may have

  • Option to book further physiotherapy sessions as needed (additional cost)

To learn what happens during a physiotherapy treatment session, please click here.

Golden Retriever being treated for Arthr

Required Video Footage In Advance

To help maximise our face to face sessions, we would like you to take some video footage of your dogs in advance.

General Filming Tips

  • Two people are required.  One to video and the other holding the lead and dog

  • Use your phone or tablet

  • Use the landscape setting when filming all videos

  • Keep the videos to around 30-45 seconds

  • Keep the phone/tablet steady

  • Ensure you are in a well-lit area – avoiding shady spots

  • Avoid busy areas where your dog is distracted.  Perhaps your back garden or a quiet field

  • Avoid filming in long grass or anything that will block the view of your dog’s paws 

  • Choose flat ground – if you notice your dog struggles on some surfaces (ie tarmac, stones) but better on others (ie grass), please film both surfaces so we can compare

  • Film from around 4 meters back - or slightly closer if you're dog is small breed

  • Please ensure you are filming the whole of the dog – not cutting off their feet or heads

  • When filming the dog walking away from you, ensure we can see the whole of the dog's back, ie not too low down

Phone Camera
Black Dog

Examples of Video Footage Required

Left Hand Side

Towards Camera

Right Hand Side

Away from Camera

 Sit to Stand - Please film left & right sides

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