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”
But, it’s a slow process. My dog’s activity is slowly increasing. We were doing one 8-10 minute walk per day and she did start to limp, so I let her rest for a couple of days. I started just walking her around the backyard in shorter spurts more times per day. Continue reading “Week 8 – Dog Knee Injury is Getting Better”