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A Diagnosis of Elimination and Why it Matters

A woman came to me for help with her dog when going through one of the worst experiences a dog parent can go through. To have your dog wake and be unable to walk, and then be told your dog will get progressively worse. Did this beautiful girl have the progressive spinal cord disease that would eventually lead to rear paralysis (inability to walk)?

Laser therapy and rehab can add years to the lives of dogs affected by Degenerative Myelopathy

A new retrospective review study now gives hope to dogs and dog parents!  This study examined intensive rehabilitation combined with one of two laser therapy (photobiomodulation) protocols. 

By |2021-03-23T18:54:50+00:00July 21, 2020|canine anatomy, canine rehabilitation, Degenerative Myelopathy, senior dogs|Comments Off on Laser therapy and rehab can add years to the lives of dogs affected by Degenerative Myelopathy

P.O.L.I.C.E. for Injury Recovery

? Have you recently found yourself thinking "what am I suppose to do now, my vet is only taking emergency cases?" ?

By |2020-10-13T21:10:16+00:00April 11, 2020|canine arthritis, canine rehabilitation, CCL tears, dog fitness, Dog Injuries, dog sport, senior dogs|Comments Off on P.O.L.I.C.E. for Injury Recovery

The Arthritis Pain Dilemma

What if IU told you that you can decrease your dog's pain naturally and slow arthritis progression and still enjoy walking your dog?

By |2020-10-13T21:03:00+00:00January 19, 2020|canine anatomy, canine arthritis, canine rehabilitation, CCL tears, dog fitness, Dog Injuries, senior dogs|Comments Off on The Arthritis Pain Dilemma

Tips for the enhancing the home environment for senior dogs

Just like us, as your four legged friend ages, they may have aches, pangs, and balance issues that affect their mobility. It's important to help maintain their mobility as they are susceptible to the philosophy of “use-it; or lose-it”. We know from our own experience that if we decrease out activity, we get stiff and and once easy movements becomes difficult, heavier, and that sometimes we feel weaker and have pain/discomfort with once easy movements.

By |2019-03-07T19:13:26+00:00March 7, 2019|canine arthritis, canine rehabilitation, Dog Injuries, senior dogs|Comments Off on Tips for the enhancing the home environment for senior dogs
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