Free downloads and resources for Dog owners. Includes guides and exercises.

FREE PHYSIO GUIDES

Owner's Guidance 

MANAGING ARTHRITIS

The successful management of arthritis depends on several factors including:

  • Making sure your dog is a healthy weight

  • Ensuring they receive the right amount and type of exercise

  • Ensuring an appropriate lifestyle 

  • Providing a supportive home environment

  • Providing appropriate and adequate supportive pain relief

  • Joint supplements 

  • Supportive therapies 

POST OPERATIVE REHABILITIATION

Physiotherapy is proven to help speed recovery in the post-operative patient.

 

This is my post-op "Formula For Success" 

Good surgical technique

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Adequate pain relief

Restricted exercise

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Appropriate rehabilitation

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Good outcome 

APPROPRIATE EXERCISE FOR DOGS WITH ARTHRITIS & DEVELOPMENTAL JOINT DISEASE

There are a many considerations to take into account when planning the appropriate amount and type of exercise for your dog

If your dog has been newly diagnosed with arthritis or developmental joint disease such as elbow dysplasia or hip dysplasia, it is likely your vet / physiotherapist has recommend that you reduce your dogs exercise levels in order to help manage the pain and lameness caused by over-exercising.

This is sound advice and you do need to carefully consider the amount, type and nature of exercise you give your dog. Keep reading for more information.....