Exercise for dogs with hip dysplasia

What is hip dysplasia in dogs? Hip Dysplasia is an inherited condition resulting from an improperly formed hip joint. As a result of the joint being loose, the dog’s hind leg bone moves around causing wear and tear of the joint and give them pain. Hip Dysplasia can begin to develop in puppies as young … Read more

Exercise for an arthritic dog

Should you exercise an arthritic dog? An arthritic dog needs to remain moderately active with regular daily exercise to keep joints from becoming even more stiff and painful. Exercise is also beneficial for arthritic dogs for rebuilding and maintaining muscles and for weight management. In addition, exercise and activity improve circulation to those affected joints. … Read more

Dog exercise in hot weather

Does your dog still need exercise when the weather is hot? Just because it is hot weather out doesn’t mean your dog should stop getting their daily exercise. It should be more moderate than usual and precaution needs to be taken. Dogs still need exercise to keep them healthy, keep their muscles strong to prevent … Read more

Hydrotherapy for Dogs

What is hydrotherapy for dogs? Using water for the treatment of pain and rehabilitation, known as Hydrotherapy, also called Aqua therapy, was popular in ancient times. It was used by the Greeks and the Romans. Today Hydrotherapy is used in the rehabilitation of injuries, treatment of chronic conditions, and in general fitness for dogs. Hydrotherapy … Read more