I was taking my old dog to the vet when I ended up hurting my back. A Sacramento chiropractor has since helped me with my problem, and my senior dog is doing pretty well after that event, too. You see, I have always been very good at making sure that my dog gets a lot of preventive health care, and I make sure he doesn’t do things that won’t hurt him. However, I have not been as good about treating myself the same way. If my dog could talk in ways that humans could understand him, I am sure that he would tell people that I’m not a very bright man!
My dog is a Saint Bernard. That means that he is very large. I would say that he was probably about a year-and-a-half old when I stopped being able to carry him easily because he waved them up. Now that he’s seven years old he weighs even more and picking him up is almost impossible to do. On the day that I was taking him to the vet, I was trying to coax him into the back of my SUV. He was taking too long, so I did my best to pick him up and try to put him into the back of my vehicle myself. I knew that I should not d othat, and I had him almost inside when I heard something pop in my back. I had pain for months after that.
I like to be active with my dog. Even though he’s a senior he loves to play. He also loves to go for walks. But after hurting my back I could no longer do either one of those things very easily. That’s not fair to him, so I made sure that I went to a chiropractor so that I could try to do something about it. I feel pretty good now after having a few appointments. I am now able to be more active with my furry best friend now with no problems.