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Tail Injuries

Hopefully, this article assists you in deciding if your dog’s injury needs medical attention or just a little tender, love and care.  Tail injuries can be severe and serious but most of the time, if you just step on your dog’s tail, your pup will be fine.  You may just need to give him a little more loving.

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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

 

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Dog Massage — Give your pup a treat! If I had to bet, I would guess that you like a massage from time to time? As a licensed massage therapist I know how much I love both giving and receiving massages. Massages have so many proven benefits, some of which include: increased circulation, improved digestion, strengthened immunity, stress relief, and muscle relaxation. But what if I told you that your

 

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What causes spondylosis deformans in dogs? Spondylosis deformans in us dogs is a chronic condition that is associated with aging. Research indicates that it often develops as a secondary problem related to degenerative disease of the intervertebral discs. In the normal spine, the vertebral bones are joined by ligaments to form a flexible protective column around the spinal cord. There is an intervertebral disc between each vertebral bone, and these

 

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Basset Hound Back Brace Basset Hound back brace helps “Masey”— a beautiful, rather small young lady who has IVDD. She was  rescued from a shelter in Reno, Nevada. Her parents immediately bought her a WiggleLess® back support brace to help with her aching back from carrying all that weight on those short legs. She loves food, outings in the car, crawling onto laps and cuddling with her parents. She oozes ...read the full article.

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