Free Webinar – Use of Chiropractic in the Agility Dog: 10th June @7pm

01/06/2021 by in News, Dog

The next free webinar in the McTimoney College of Chiropractic series focuses on the use of McTimoney animal treatment in the agility dog. 

Does your dog compete in agility or would you like to?

  • Predisposition to injury can affect the working life of the modern agility dog so it is important to know how to keep your dog happy and healthy
  • Learn about the most recent findings in jump kinematics, injury rates and the implications for dogs running agility courses on a regular basis
  • McTimoney treatment focusses on achieving symmetry and thereby improving your dog’s athletic performance and comfort in daily life
  • Learn how the McTimoney treatment works for your dog, including cases where McTimoney has enabled dogs with various injuries or conditions return to normal life

Date and time:  Thu, 10 June 2021 – 19:00 – 20:30

Click here for more information or to register

Agility Dogs

Speakers include experienced McTimoney Animal Practitioners Dr Emma Punt and Vanessa Davidson from the McTimoney Animal Association:

Nikki Routledge – MSc PGCLT, BSc (Hons) MMAA AHPR

Nikki Routledge is a qualified McTimoney Animal Practitioner who has been treating competitive and pet horses and dogs in South West England for over 18 years. Nikki also enjoys teaching students at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic, being able to pass on the knowledge and skills which have given her such a varied and interesting career working with so many animals and their owners, to a new generation of animal chiropractic practitioners. Nikki says “Every day is different and every animal I see is an individual, and that makes my work rewarding…. I hope to continue working and teaching for many years to come”.

Vanessa Davidson – MSc PGCE BSc (Hons) MMAA AHPR

Based in Somerset, Vanessa Davidson is an active McTimoney Animal Practitioner, maintaining a small client base treating primarily horses and dogs. Vanessa has also taught, managed, and written educational programmes over the past 20 years. Vanessa enjoys being involved in the education of practitioners and being able to advocate the importance of maintaining and improving standards in education to ensure the highest quality of work once qualified. Vanessa is also involved in the McTimoney Animal Association with whom practitioners register with upon graduation. Vanessa says: “I am passionate about opportunities for lifelong learning and am dedicated to furthering the presentation of evidence-based research to promote the benefits of the McTimoney technique. I love combining my passion for treating animals with teaching the technique to others”.

Dr Emma Punt – PhD, BSc (Hons) MMAA AHPR

Dr Emma Punt has over 15 years’ experience as a McTimoney therapist specialising in Equine and Canine therapy and rehabilitation. With a first degree and PhD plus post-doctoral research experience from The University of Birmingham Emma is now one of the College’s Senior Tutors examiners and research supervisors. Emma has also worked with Jaguar Land Rover helping to develop a new safer towing technology and is the Research Lead for BARTA (British Animal Rescue and Trauma Care Association) pioneering research with Nottingham Trent University into equine transportation. In addition, Emma has worked in Europe treating horses, running performance clinics and supporting research projects.

Click here to find a registered practitioner qualified in McTimoney Chiropractic for animals near you.