“Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.” – Plato
We can use these antique words even now, for every living being.
A good and regular amount of physical activity especially in an elderly patient can make the difference Keep a familiar route – With age, many of a dog’s senses deteriorate and lots of older dogs have reduced eyesight, hearing or smell.
This can make them anxious in new surroundings, so seniors generally feel more relaxed and happy on routes that are familiar to them But also Keep the adventure On -sometimes it is a mind stimulation, and walk on different path will help use more some paw’s joints.
Muscle-strengthening exercises, passive range of motions and light massages are improving quality of life and elasticity on muscles and movements.
Ask to us, professional physiotherapist to help you with it.
Orthopaedic beds, ramps and rugs should all be considered to help an arthritic dog, slippery floors are a big challenge for them, covering them with rugs will help your dog’s grip and hopefully prevent further injury from falls.
Ramps can be purchased for getting in and out of cars or up short flights of stairs. Your dog may also prefer a bed that’s somewhere warmer and softer than they previously slept. All little things that will make your friend sleeping better and walking better.