April 25, 2019

Links

Below are some links to websites of companies that provide services relevant to physiotherapy management of animals.

Equipment used in canine rehabilitation

There are obviously other places you can get this equipment from – here are just some example links of places I have purchased the products I use. You may like to purchase some of the specific products to help you during your dog’s physio homework.

Rubber Mats Non Slip rubber mats/rug on Amazon

Rubber mat runners order any length https://www.amazon.co.uk/Concorde-Hardwearing-Black-Runner-Rug/dp/B00K801ZC4    (If it says product unavailable please search their website for a similarly named product as sometimes it is colours out of stock)

small wobble cushion (35cm) http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007PQT4MC/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=Y0N7QRRHLCVP&coliid=I1LOSZ1FJ0L5H6

medium wobble cushion (60cm) http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00AR8LQGW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 OR http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B001RY82N0/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=Y0N7QRRHLCVP&coliid=I1BJKS0IQB8D25&psc=1

large (80cm) wobble cushion http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0033PR9JY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

6 cones and 6 poles from Active Balance http://www.doggyjumps.com/product/active-balance-cones-and-poles/

10 cones and 5 poles from Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00C5R2XWE?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00

6 cones and 3 poles from Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Football-Coaching-Agility-Training-Equipment/dp/B079KGM97M/ref=sr_1_46?ie=UTF8&qid=1522082198&sr=8-46&keywords=training+cones

Pawz dog booties (like balloons) – check for your size http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B001J1Y9VA/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Trixie Active booties – check for your size http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0057G1GNM/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Steps Aerobic Step

Canine Enrichment

ideas and equipment to help keep your dog entertained while on restricted exercise and to mentally stimulate and tire rather than physically tire.

TRIXIE Memory trainer – slow feeding – dog learns to dispense dry food/treats itself – a good way to feed dinner so it takes longer   https://www.amazon.co.uk/Trixie-Activity-Trainer-Strategy-Diameter/dp/B01075JA9Y/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8

facebook pages with lots of ideas of mental games https://www.facebook.com/groups/canineenrichment/

another page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1747279312231501/

Snuffle mats – sold many places online – local supplier http://www.activepawsfitness.co.uk/

other suggestions include the KONG range of toys that you can stuff (and freeze if like) food into such as KONG wobbler and LONG stuff a ball.

Other games for dogs to work the brain are made by Nina Ottosson  or by Trixie or by Outward Hound (all available on Amazon and other places)

Assistive Harnesses for dogs struggling to get up or walk.

https://www.quincysdogs.com/dog-mobility-harness-support-aid/

http://www.walkaboutharnesses.com/

https://www.dogmobile-online.com/product/dogharness

http://www.orthopets.co.uk/mobility-solutions/help-emup

(belly loop one – easy to put on) http://zoomadog.co.uk/products/187-full-lifting-dog-harness-lifting-harness/

Neurological problems

FCE http://robinsonvet.com/documents/Fibrocartilagenoussynd.pdf

CDRM/DM http://www.quincysdogs.com/canine-degenerative-myelopathy/
about DM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezYqUJTbAL0

IVDD http://www.dodgerslist.com/healingindex.htm

Disabled Pets (See also harness links)

http://www.orthopets.co.uk/home

http://dogswithdisabilities.com/mobilityresources.htm

http://www.handicappedpets.com/

caring for a dog with degenerative myelopathy –  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezYqUJTbAL0

Biko Brace  http://www.vetinst.com/pages.php?pageid=62

back braces http://wiggleless.com/

helping paw dragging/knuckling http://www.veterinary-instrumentation.co.uk/home.php?cat=427

If your dogs leaks a little http://www.jacobsden.co.uk/the-wet-dog-mat.html

Arthritis in dogs

Arthritis is best managed with a multi-model approach including physio, hydro, weight management and the right kind of exercise.

multi model arthritis management https://www.caninearthritis.co.uk/

http://www.aquapaws.com.au/a/Help-and-Tips/Arthritis-in-Dogs

products to help your arthritic dog (also see harnesses above)

Rubber Mats Non Slip rubber mats/rug on Amazon

Rubber mat runners order any length https://www.amazon.co.uk/Concorde-Hardwearing-Black-Runner-Rug/dp/B00K801ZC4

Pawz dog booties (like balloons) – check for your size http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B001J1Y9VA/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Trixie Active booties – check for your size http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0057G1GNM/ref=wms_ohs_product?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Gripper booties https://www.dogquality.co.uk/products/grippers

Dorsiflex assist boot http://www.veterinary-instrumentation.co.uk/home.php?cat=427

 

Cruciate Ligament in dogs

some surgery options discussed http://www.caninekneesurgery.com/

non-surgical options http://www.wagsnwellness.com/pdf/CM-for-ligament-injuries.pdf

http://classicphysiotherapy.co.uk/pet-physio/ccl-cruciate-repair-operation-in-dogs/

Rubber Mats Non Slip rubber mats/rug on Amazon