Have you noticed that your dog is not as active anymore? Are they taking longer to get up or walking with stiff legs? These changes could be due to osteoarthritis, a disease that affects one in five dogs and over 80% of senior dogs! Exercise is one of the best ways to keep your pet’s joints mobile and supple and can help relieve some of the pain that comes with arthritis.
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Arthritis is one of the most common health conditions found in our older dogs. Still, it may also occur in adult dogs after a joint injury, developmental disorder, or obesity.
If you answered yes to any of these questions, your dog could be showing signs of arthritis. There are several ways to help manage arthritis and prevent its development so your furry friend can have a better quality of life. Proper exercise (along with weight management and supplementation) is critical to keep the joints working well and help alleviate pain. According to the Animal Wellness Magazine, a sedentary lifestyle contributes to tissue degeneration and inflammation, which worsens arthritis.
To learn more about arthritis, including home improvements and supplementation, click here.
Exercising your pet is not a one-size-fits-all type of deal. Much like people, each dog is at a different exercise level at varying arthritic stages. We provide a personalized program that takes the guessing game out of figuring out what exercises are best for your pet and their condition.
The one-on-one virtual sessions allows our pet exercise coaches to see where your pup is and helps them tailor a schedule that will best suit their individual needs. We also teach you how to perform each exercise properly and provide guidance outside of the session if you need help remembering an exercise or have any concerns. The best part (aside from making your pet healthier!) is that you can schedule the sessions to work around your busy schedule. After this program, you will surely see the difference in your pet, feel confident about doggie exercises, and they will thank you. Please remember that we are a supplement to your dog’s health and do not replace the advice of your veterinarian.
Want to continue exercising your pet with us after the program is over? No problem, feel free to email us, and we’ll be happy to provide a returning “good dog” discount***!
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