The Working Dog Practitioner Program
Along with treating various conditions, as a rehabilitation practitioner, Oliver incorporates concepts of the Working Dog Practitioner Program. This program offers courses that specialize treating working and performance dogs who often have higher physical exertion demands, increased risk for injury, and more exposure to hazards.1
“Our canine officers…their job description is a lot different from your average companion animal. We have a lot of dogs that have a variety of different job duties ranging from protection to detection, so they have to be at a slightly different athletic conditioning [level],” Oliver said.