Home advice and exercise programmes

Successful rehabilitation and pain management for your pet requires more than just treatment sessions with a Paws in Motion therapist.

A home advice and exercise programme is an essential part of your pet’s recovery to help him/ her successfully meet their goals sooner.

A home advice and exercise programme incorporates:

  • Appropriate manual therapies
  • Specific therapeutic exercises
  • Advice on home modifications
  • Identification of restrictions in activity during rehabilitation period
  • Assistance and information on the use of short or long term assistive devices for pets having significant mobility issues at home
  • Weight guidance and nutritional support where needed.

A programme is individually designed in association with you, to ensure you can continue to be actively involved in your pet’s rehabilitation.  We teach you a variety of manual therapies: range of motion, stretches and massage of targeted areas, which are selected specifically for your pet’s needs. We select therapeutic exercises which target the muscle groups that require strengthening.  

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Home advice and exercise programmes

FitPAWS® Peanut

The FitPAWS® Peanut is a peanut-shaped stability ball designed for canine fitness and core conditioning. Great for strength work in active dogs as well as in senior, overweight and rehabilitation animals to enable stretches and an introduction to balance and core exercises.

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Manual therapy

Manual therapy

Manual therapy involves a variety of soft tissue techniques such as massage, joint mobilisations and stretching used for both evaluating and treating patients. 

Therapeutic exercise

Therapeutic exercise

A tailored therapeutic exercise programme is designed by Paws in Motion’s veterinary therapist to be muscle specific and comprehensive to ensure it meets your individual pet’s needs.  It is a vital element of rehabilitation.