Alternative treatments

Veterinary Highlights: Probiotics to Help Dogs with Acute Hemorrhagic Diarrhea Syndrome (AHDS)?

Acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome (AHDS), formerly known as hemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) is a life-threatening emergency which requires aggressive treatment. Its cause(s) are poorly understood but the top contender for an underlying cause is clostridium infection. According to this new study, dogs treated with a high-potency, eight-strain probiotic, might recover faster. It seems that the presence of helpful microbes help keep clostridium…

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Using Neurophysiology for Dogs: Canine Athlete Injury Prevention beyond the Traditional Means

Using Neurophysiology for Dogs: Canine Athlete Injury Prevention beyond the Traditional Means

There is a little-known technique used by rehabilitation professionals–priming the joints to respond to the unexpected stimulus, using neurophysiology. These techniques use principles utilized in human rehabilitative medicine. Yet, the veterinary field is just beginning to appreciate their effects for injury treatment and prevention. Neurophysiology? What is that? The primate human and non-human body uses sensory receptors to monitor external…

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