How long am I walking my dog 13 weeks into Conservative Management?
We’re up to 25 minutes of walking! And, tomorrow will be 26 minutes. I am absolutely amazed at how well Darcy is doing after her dog knee injury. We were upping her walks by one minute a day. We started at 10 minutes and now 25. She doesn’t limp, she (and I) and much happier. She is still super excited about her rounds of exercise three times a day. We were able to take her off of the acepromazine. Continue reading “Week 13 – Walking is Fun!”
Well, I can tell you this. After our dog laser therapy and rehabilitation
session, Darcy was walking like she had never had a knee injury. The appointment last for a little over an hour and in that time, Darcy did every exercise the therapist could think of, muscle stimulation and laser therapy. Continue reading “Week 12 – Dog Laser Therapy”
You bet it was! I waited until Darcy was through her first full eight weeks to go to the holistic vet. I wanted to give her time for her body to heal itself. But, I felt that I needed some guidance on how she’s doing. I am so glad I went!
We are slowly (and I mean really slowly) increasing my dog’s activity.
Her walks in the backyard were gradually getting longer as she is improving from her dog knee injury. So, I decided to take her out into the “real world”. We very slowly walked up and down the street for about 10 minutes. She started to pull on the first walk because we went in the same direction that we used to go for her hour long romps through the forest. Continue reading “Week 7 – Gradually Increasing Activity for Dog Knee Injury”