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Effect of massage on the lymphatic system

Effect of massage on the dog's lymphatic system

11 Apr, 2019

The dog’s lymphatic system is key to a strong immune system. A properly functioning immune system protects the dog from pathogens, allergens, and disease. Lymphatics transport and clear immune cells from the body’s tissues. To function properly, the dog’s lymphatic system relies on….

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Muscle injury in dogs. Is rest enough to restore muscle strength

How to prevent muscle atrophy in dogs needing crate rest?

27 Mar, 2019

Crate rest is often recommended for dogs after surgery or when they are recovering from an injury. While crate rest assists in recovery, long term crate rest can lead to…..

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Best exercise to strengthen dogs muscles

Best exercises to strengthen dog’s muscles

13 Mar, 2019

Building muscle strength and tone in dogs is a goal in a range of scenarios like recovery from injury or surgery, slowing atrophy in older dogs, and conditioning in active, sporting dogs. What is the best way to strengthen dog’s muscles?

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