Part 1. Canine Shoulder Rehab Perspectives – Agility

Having examined many agility dogs, I’ve truly come to appreciate the structure of the canine front limb assembly (specifically the shoulder), and the dysfunction that might occur at this location in agility dogs due to breed and genetics, existing injury, or simply the stress and strain imposed upon these structures from competition and training. I’ve…

Introduction

I am often met with a perplexed gaze when I tell people what I do for a living.  “I am a Rehabilitation Veterinarian!”, I respond in a passionate manner (because I LOVE my chosen career path) when I am asked how I pay for bread and other such commodities. Thankfully, this response has not been…