Exercises that develop core muscle strength and proprioception are vital to maintain optimal fitness for all dogs, but especially for amputee pets.
Proprioception (n): 1. Awareness of the body’s position in space, 2. Relating to stimuli connected with the position and movement of the body
The best conditioning to do with Tripawds include unstable surface exercises, balance work, and weight bearing activities. These fitness games help with core strengthening, increased range of motion and flexibility, sensory and perceptual stimulation, joint alignment, and balance control. Remember, walking does not build strength. Take a few minutes out of your day to have fun helping your three legged dog or cat get stronger with these training products, designed specifically to help pets build core muscles and improve body control.