Bad Breath in Dogs: When Bad Breath Can Kill!

Fortunately, lately, there is an increased awareness of the importance of taking care of our dog’s teeth. I am not going to get into a controversial debate on raw versus commercial food here, nor am I going to try to settle what is the best way to keep your dog’s teeth healthy. Let’s leave that for another time. What I’m…

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Veterinary Regenerative Medicine: My Interview with Dr. Robert J. Harman, D.V.M., M.P.V.M. – CEO and founder of Vet-Stem, Regenerative Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Regenerative Medicine: My Interview with Dr. Robert J. Harman, D.V.M., M.P.V.M. – CEO and founder of Vet-Stem, Regenerative Veterinary Medicine

I was awarded an interview with Vet-Stem’s CEO and founder, Dr. Robert J. Harman, D.V.M., M.P.V.M.! My dogs and I are big advocates of veterinary regenerative medicine. I am very excited about helping to get the word out there. Stem cell regenerative therapy is already helping dogs and horses with arthritis, tendon and ligament injuries. And we have more exciting…

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Preventing ACL/CCL Injuries In Dogs

Preventing ACL/CCL Injuries In Dogs

Is there anything you can do to prevent ACL injury in your dog? There is no sure-fire recipe but there are things you can do to minimize the risk. Prevention is always the best treatment for any injury or disease. Recovery from an ACL injury will take anywhere from four to six months out of your dog’s active life and…

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Triple Tibial Osteotomy: My Two Cents on TTO Cruciate Repair

Triple Tibial Osteotomy: My Two Cents on TTO Cruciate Repair

Don’t let your veterinarian present you with a single option for surgical repair of your dog’s torn cruciate ligament. It does matter whether your surgeon is comfortable with any particular procedure. However, it is also important to discuss or research all available options. Figuring out how you want to treat your dog injured knee is an important decision. Surgery is…

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Acupuncture for Dogs: Acupuncture Is Not Voodoo

Acupuncture for Dogs: Acupuncture Is Not Voodoo

Have you ever heard about acupuncture for dogs? While our modern world is gingerly re-discovering this traditional Chinese therapeutic technique, it’s origins might date as far as the Stone Age. Even though throughout modern history acupuncture had many opponents, it held its own and it seems to be slowly gaining ground. Acupuncture can be effective for the treatment of: degenerative…

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