Blog

Canine Acupunture
How Canine Acupuncture Decreases Arthritic Pain When our furry best friends are in pain, we’re likely to do anything in our power to alleviate their discomfort and ease their distress. While some health issues are permanently resolved with various forms...
Continue reading
Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) — Sadie’s Journey

INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DISEASE — IVDD I have enclosed two photos of Sadie.  Read below to see what she has been through and what she has accomplished. We tried many therapies. Sadie was completely paralyzed from the mid-spine back. No bladder control, no intestinal control, no tail wagging, and no walking. She was at the Animal Specialty Hospital in Naples for three weeks. No surgery recommended. She may or may not

 

Continue reading
Terrier Dog wearing back brace

WIGGLELESS DOG BACK BRACE AND IVDD

PLUS: 5 Tips For Newcomers to I.V.D.D. 

Rocket Hitchcock is a 7-year-old Schnauzer/Terrier mix. His hobbies include going for investigative strolls in the neighborhood, playing long games of low-intensity chase with members of his toy collection and convincing us (his two dads) that he has not had enough bacon treats and that we should really do something to remedy the situation.  During the first few years of his life, we noticed

 

Continue reading

CANINE OBESITY A Chubby Puppy I read a recent statistic that said: Today, dogs are fatter than ever. It’s now estimated that 45% of all U.S. dogs are either overweight or obese. That’s over 30 million dogs! Veterinarians also reported that although nearly 50% of all the dogs they see are overweight, only 17% of pet owners agree. It is hard to recognize (or admit) sometimes for pet parents but as in

 

Continue reading