CAVALETTI (OBSTACLE) VIDEOS

Dog Cat Cavaletti Obstacle Drill Basic Methods and Videos – Kacey Cat Does Cavaletti Work Kacey has neurological problems in her hind end. I have been performing laser therapy on her and working on finding exercises that will benefit her quality of life. Her “mom” and I discovered during one visit that she would walk …

Warm Up More Productive Than Stretching to Avoid Injuries

Warm up More Productive Than Stretching- I’ve read studies on the topic of stretching for several decades and the consistent evidence is as Dr. Mirkin presents it (below). Every opportunity I get to work with competitive dogs is an opportunity to reeducate the human clients about sport training and competition. People in the pet competition …

Range of Motion Drills for Your Pet

When and Why to Perform Range of Motion Drills for Pets If you are going to do range of motion drills on your pets, you should have an experienced practitioner demonstrate them to you, preferably on your own pet. Passive Range of Motion (PROM) really only needs be performed on animals limbs that the animal …

ONE LEG OR TWO? WOULD IT CHANGE WHAT WE DO?

Recent text convo with the referring veterinarian after I saw a new Doxie X client for ACL/CCL rupture: Me: I’m sending *her* back to you to get joint formula and talk with you about pain meds for the “hard” work days. Client said you had already mentioned we’d probably do that, and I know you …

Clark, 14 Month Old Shepherd Mix With “Bad” Hips, Questions About Surgery

From the client: You are so awesome!!! We took him to the vet yesterday and he gave me Rimadyl and Tramadol to help with pain and inflammation. I haven’t had him in for x-rays yet, would that be helpful for you? The vet said he didn’t see any signs of being hit by a car …