Early Neurological Stimulation

At Cedar Hill Labradoodles, we follow the "Super Dog" program designed by the U.S. Military. After years of research, the military developed a program called "Bio Sensor" to improve the performance of dogs being used for military purposes.  This later became known publicly as the "Super Dog" Program. 


Part of the Bio Sensor program involves early neurological stimulation of puppies during a period of rapid neurological growth and development from age 3 days to 16 days.  Five exercises were developed and performed daily to produce stimulation which wouldn't occur naturally during this stage of the puppy's life. The exercises are in addition to (and not a substitution for) regular handling and socialization.

 

Dogs who received Bio Sensor stimulation as puppies showed these lasting benefits:
Improved cardio vascular performance (heart rate)
Stronger heart beats
Stronger adrenal glands
More tolerance to stress 
Greater resistance to disease

The images show the five exercises, each performed for 3 - 5 seconds.

Head held erect
Head held erect

Hold the puppy in an upright position.

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Thermal stimulation
Thermal stimulation

Place puppy on a damp towel that is cooled in the refrigerator.

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Head pointed down
Head pointed down

Hold the puppy in head down position.

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Head held erect
Head held erect

Hold the puppy in an upright position.

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