“Your dog is confined to crate rest.” These are dreaded words you never want your veterinarian to say. The task of keeping a dog in a small space is incredibly hard, especially if the pup is young and energetic. It is even more challenging if your pet needs to stay in their crate for many weeks due to a surgery or injury.
But do not fear, there are steps you can take to get your dog through the ordeal. The two key elements are to understand your dog’s needs and establish a good routine. [Read more…]