Posts Tagged: Post-Op Pet Exercise
No Couch Potatoes: Encouraging Safe Pet Activity After Surgery
Post-surgical care is important when it comes to proper healing and health. Healing can be a long process, and providing proper pain relief and nutrition can help tremendously.
While your pet patient is likely to have activity restrictions post procedure, Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital knows that post-op exercise has value. Encouraging safe pet activity after surgery can aid in recovery in a big way.
Knowing the Limits
Of course every pet and every surgical procedure are different. It is important to understand any post-surgical restrictions your pet has, so that you can be sure exercise and activity is performed safely.Continue…
Safe Exercise and Play for Your Pet After Surgery
After a surgery, your pet will be required to rest for a set period of time. In more complex surgeries, they may need to be crated to avoid movement. But eventually, your pet will need limited forms of exercise and activities to keep them healthy, encourage better recovery, and make them happy.
The team at Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital wants to give our pet owners some insight into how to safely exercise your pet after surgery. Movement is important to their healing and well-being, which is why understanding the right way to exercise and play post-surgery is so important.Continue…