Articles by Susan E. Davis PT

Susan E. Davis (Sue) is a licensed Physical Therapist with over 30 years of practice in the human field, who transitioned into the animal world after taking courses at the UT Canine Rehabilitation program. She has been providing PT services to dogs and other animals through her entity Joycare Onsite, LLC in pet’s homes and vet clinics since 2008. For more information abous Susan, see her website www.joycareonsite.com, or follow on Twitter. Sue is also the author of fantastic books on animal physical therapy. Physical therapy can do so many great things for your dog. Understanding all the possibilities physical therapy can offer will change your dog’s life. These books belong on the shelf of every dog lover. Learn more about Sue.
Dog Mobility Assistance Products

Dog Mobility Assistance Products

In the world of physical therapy for animals, something is always new! Here are 2 wonderful canine products to know about: Hip Hound, by OrthoDog Canine hip dysplasia soft support The Hip Hound is soft adjustable support. It helps to provide stability to the hind end, designed for use when your dog is active.   It is indicated primarily for: mild…

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Canine Toplines and How They Translate to Function

Canine Toplines and How They Translate to Function

What does canine topline refer to and what is its significance? Introduction There is a special reason I look forward to the month of February each year–the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show as a credentialed member of their Media/Press team. The show is pure happiness and the Westminster staff considers the dogs the true stars of the show. At…

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Scientific Evidence Behind Canine PT: Where’s The Beef?

Scientific Evidence Behind Canine PT: Where’s The Beef?

Is there scientific evidence to back up using canine physical therapy? Quite a few years ago a funny commercial appeared on television for Wendy’s, the famous American hamburger fast food chain.  It featured a little elderly lady, picking up the top hamburger bun and peering down at the sandwich. She frowns, raises her chin and yells “WHERE’S the BEEF?!!!” Remember…

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