Five Tips For Keeping Your Physically Disabled Dog Mentally Stimulated

Updated: Dec 8, 2020

Sometimes as a dog owner, we find ourselves in a situation where our beloved fur friend becomes physically disabled either temporarily or for the remainder of his life. This should come as no surprise that this scenario is more common in senior dogs than their younger counterparts, but age does not make a young dog exempt from mobility issues.

Common reasons for canine mobility issues are:

  • An accident such as being hit by a car

  • A torn Cruciate ligament

  • A slipped or herniated disk of the spine.

  • Arthritis

  • Hip dysplasia

  • Muscle Atrophy

  • Degenerative Myelopathy

Although being physically disabled can be a challenge, it's certainly not a death sentence for a dog who other