Q&A with Dr Chris Zink and Dr Ellen Martens

1. Post-injury, owners are ofteninstructed to keep their animals oncrate rest or very reduced exerciseswhich, particularly in the case ofyoung animals, can be very hard. Doyou have any tips to give to ownersin this early recovery period? Ellen: Yes indeed, this can be verychallenging for some dogs! But ina lot of cases, it is so important tofollow the instructions regardingrestricted activity. It is needed to helpthe healing process and to minimizethe risk of complications. I think everydog benefits with crate training. Makesure that your dog links the cratewith something fun or with a positivereward. For some dogs, it helps to...

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