After the initial consultation, a
specialized exercise program (in addition to the therapeutic pool) is tailored to your dog. This will achieve
the optimal results of re-using the affected limb more quickly and with
more confidence, regain muscle strength, and return to their “pack.”
Your dog will be trained in specific
exercises and activities in a positive manner and in a friendly, safe and
Please note that a referral from your
veterinarian is required prior to starting canine rehabilitation.
Balance and Gait Retraining
We use a number of balance and agility
training devices in our center to achieve maximum results. We use compassionate positive
reinforcement methods in all of our treatments to get your
dog back on his or her paws sooner.
Home Exercise Program
Once an exercise program is developed
for your pet, we provide you with comprehensive training for
continued care at home. This helps your dog to achieve the best possible outcome in the shortest time.
There are a number of therapeutic exercises used
at the center to increase your pet's muscular, circulatory and cardiac
condition. Here, Jude is using the exercise ball to increase his balance and control.
Below, Zoe demonstrates the ladder, which helps with eye/paw coordination: