Figure of 8

Figure of 8

“Walk the dog around the cones (or other structure) at a speed that encourages weight bearing. The distance between the cones and the speed of the walking can be modified based on the desired result. Watch the weight-shifting and weight-bearing carefully if the...
Cavaletti rails

Cavaletti rails

Space the poles at an appropriate distance to allow for a single step between rails. The height should be at a level that encourages flexion of joints.
Forelimb three legged stance

Forelimb three legged stance

“A forelimb is lifted to shift the center of gravity and increase weight bearing on the other 3 limbs. If the animal pushes back excessively, the limb may be gently pulled to the side to alter the center of gravity back to the other limbs.”
Rhythmic stabilization (FL)

Rhythmic stabilization (FL)

“The ball must be stabilized by another person or between your legs. If the dog is large, two people are recommended. Place the dog in a square standing position while supporting the dog to keep it from falling. With one hand supporting under the chest, the...