Toe pinches

Toe pinches

“Position the dog in a side lying position. Gently pinch his toes to elicit a leg-withdrawing reflex.”
Hock PROM

Hock PROM

The patient is placed in a comfortable position lying on its side. Position your body so that you are behind the back limbs. To obtain complete range of motion of the hock joint, it is necessary to flex the stifle joint as completely as possible, while maintaining...
Stifle Extension Stretching

Stifle Extension Stretching

“The patient is placed in a comfortable position lying on its side. Position your body so that you are behind the back limbs. To stretch the stifle in extension, the upper hand is placed on the lower portion of the thigh. Place the other hand on the back portion...
Carpal flexion PROM

Carpal flexion PROM

“Place the dog in a comfortable position on its side. Position yourself between the front and back limbs. For carpal flexion, place the upper hand on the lower portion of the forearm. Place the other hand on the front portion of the foot. Be certain that the...
Happy butt rub dance

Happy butt rub dance

Vigorously scratch the top of the dog’s rear end. Some dogs will find this delightful and will “dance” from side to side with the rear legs, shifting their weight.