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physiotherapy for dogs

Solutions for Aging Dog Mobility Issues Part #3: Canine Physiotherapy

Surprisingly, Victor my dog preferred running on a tread mill to jumping into the pool. He’d rather run than swim…. by a mile. I discovered this at a physiotherapy appointment – his not mine. Yes, there’s such thing as physiotherapy for pets and I discovered that participating in the Hamilton Burlington SPCA annual walk-a-thon. I wasn’t […]

Solutions for Aging Dog Mobility Issues Part #2: Toe Grips. Yes, Toes.

What’s the first thing I tried after my dog Victor had cruciate ligament surgery? Toe grips. Little rubber pieces that slip over his toe nails (with a bit of effort and some baby oil). (Learn more about cruciate ligament injuries or ACL on Fidose of Reality here). Why? Because Dr. Julie Buzby told me to. […]