chapter  5
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Rehabilitation Techniques

ByJulia Robertson

The type of lead used would be dependent on the dog being exercised. If it were an active dog, then a harness

length to regain balance and symmetry. Myotherapy should be integrated reg - ularly within the exercise programme to ensure that the correct muscular patterning is being established, and it should also be part of the timed programme suggested by a therapist to fulfil the realistic expectations for the dog. Also, it is important that these exercises should be demonstrated or explained properly, with a rationale, so that the handler can perform them correctly and understand why they are important.