Simple Ways To Help Your Dog Avoid Getting IVDD

by Rachel Ankeny March 04, 2019

Simple Ways To Help Your Dog Avoid Getting IVDD

There are many things you can do to help your dog avoid getting IVDD.  Avoiding these things can help your dog maintain a healthy back:
Jumping onto/down from high surfaces
Going up and down large steps
Running at top speeds frequently
Playing tug-of-war
Additional things you can do include:
Using a ramp so your dog can easily get onto higher surfaces
Managing your dogs weight to avoid back/neck stress
Using a harness to walk your dog to alleviate stress on the back




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