If your dog has been injured or is recovering from surgery, you may be instructed to assist them with walking.
Using a sling provides support and while enabling the dog to gain strength and mobility. Dr. Teri Dowdell, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, demonstrates two ways to use a sling when assisting your dog, as well as icing an injury, in the video clip below:
Dr. Dowdell provides numerous rehabilitation therapies for dogs suffering from injuries, illness, advanced age, disease, and/or obesity. You can read more about our services at WestVet HERE.