KEEP ON MOVING
Top 5 Exercise tips for dogs with arthritis / joint pain
Its important to keep your dog mobile for maintaining a healthy weight and getting those muscles moving! Consider low impact exercise options.
01 Warm Up
A couple of minutes of gentle play before starting exercise will help to get your dog moving, or try a few motivational treats!
A fantastic low impact cardiovascular exercise that limits stress on the joints and allows a full range of movement
03 Gentle Games
Short distance fetch, tug-of-war, or hide and seek will keep your dog moving and stretch their muscles without overdoing it
Daily walks on flat terrain are best and if your dog seems sore or stiff afterwards then try a shorter walk the following day
05 Cool Down
After exercise a gentle massage can help relieve the muscle pain and stiffness associated with arthritis