Vet Minute: Early Neurological Stimulation for Puppies and KittensLast updated: November 05, 2019
In this Vet Minute, Revival's Director of Veterinary Services, Dr. Marty Greer, demonstrates how to perform Early Neurological Stimulation (ENS) on puppies and kittens.
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Video TranscriptMake your puppies "Super Dogs" with five simple steps. Hi, I'm Doctor Greer, Director of Veterinary Services with Revival Animal Health. Early Neurological Stimulation, also known as the "Super Dog Program", benefits puppy development in five ways; improved cardiovascular performance (heart rate), stronger heart beats, stronger adrenal glands, more tolerance to stress and greater resistance to disease.
To perform ENS, there are five steps. From day three to day 16 after birth, do each of these steps once a day for five seconds. The five steps are: Hold the puppies head up. Hold the puppies head down, gently, no swinging. Hold the puppy on his back. Put the puppy's belly down on a cool towel. Stimulate the bottom of the foot with a cotton swab.
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