Alternative treatments

Canine Physical Therapy: Ramps!

Canine Physical Therapy: Ramps!

The thought of a small to medium-sized dog jumping down from a sofa or bed makes me cringe! The sight of a large, older dog leaping out the back of a truck or van makes me gasp as their joints come in jolting contact with the hard ground. Am I just the “nervous type”?  Well, that’s for another discussion. I…

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Canine Idiopathic Renal Hematuria: Sclerotherapy—Lucy’s Unique Life-Saving Procedure

Canine Idiopathic Renal Hematuria: Sclerotherapy—Lucy’s Unique Life-Saving Procedure

If your dog starts peeing blood, it typically involves two potential scenarios—damage to the tissues of the urinary tract or conditions that cause abnormal bleeding. The most common cause of blood in your dog’s urine (hematuria) are urinary tract infections (UTIs) or urinary tract stones. Other potential causes include: trauma non-infectious inflammation cancer Further information: Blood in the Urine in…

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Dog Mobility Assistance Products

Dog Mobility Assistance Products

In the world of physical therapy for animals, something is always new! Here are 2 wonderful canine products to know about: Hip Hound, by OrthoDog Canine hip dysplasia soft support The Hip Hound is soft adjustable support. It helps to provide stability to the hind end, designed for use when your dog is active.   It is indicated primarily for: mild…

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