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Senior Dog Care Seasons of Change I love the changing of the seasons and even though we live in the very temperate state of CA, there is a certain smell and taste in the senses when fall arrives. Pumpkins pop out on porches and ghoulish delights hang from the oak trees. A full harvest array greets customers browsing shops from Santa Barbara to LA. It is a time of packing away

 

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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...
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WiggleLess Dog Back Brace
When my two dachshunds, Henry and June, were both diagnosed with intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) in 2009, I knew I had to do something to help them. Veterinary care was essential— weeks of confined rest, anti inflammatories, steroids, pain relievers, muscle relaxers. Yes, they needed it all! But what was to prevent them from hurting their backs again? 
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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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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

 

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