Tawzer Dog | Integrating Rehabilitation into the Life of the Working Dog

Integrating Rehabilitation into the Life of the Working Dog

Video Description:

One of the most important keys to success for the veterinarian is to understand the client’s stake in the human-animal relationship. This is most important in the maintenance and rehabilitation of working dogs. This lecture discusses the five components of maintenance for working dogs: strength training, endurance exercises, proprioceptive exercises, the importance of warm-ups and cool-down periods and how to integrate skill training into the dog’s rehabilitation program.

Presentation by: Chris Zink, DVM, PhD, DACVP

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Presenter Bios:

Chris Zink, D.V.M., Ph.D., is a consultant on canine sports medicine who designs individualized rehabilitation and conditioning programs for canine athletes. She is the award-winning author/editor of five books and a DVD on the canine athlete, including Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, the first textbook on the subject. Dr. Zink helped establish the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, a specialty recognized by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties in 2010. Dr. Zink was named Outstanding Woman Veterinarian of the Year by the Association for Women Veterinarians Foundation in 2009.

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This video qualifies for 0 trainer CEUs and 0.5 behavior consultant CEU