Walkways

Dogs move forward in the sagittal plane, that is to say they don’t have the same rotatory movement that people have. Keeping their ‘corridors’ clear of obstacles so that they don’t have to twist and turn will make their movement much easier.

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Top tips

● Watch your dog as they travel around the home. Where do they struggle ? Where do they turn around?

● Clear a straight pathway for the dog to walk down

● Ensure that points where the dog has to turn have secure, non-slip floor coverings

● Consider blocking off non essential areas