A Word on Pain

Is your dog suffering from pain? Would you know? It seems that there is a wide misconception of how much pain our dogs might have to be in for us to notice. This is important to realize. Dogs don’t go around groaning, whining and complaining. Their instinct is to hide their pain. In a pack,  a dog showing weakness will…

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Does Your Vet Listen To You?

One of the things that make our vet so amazing, and why we travel a long way to see him, is that he listens to what we’re telling him. Is that a big deal? You bet it is. By listening I don’t mean letting you talk, I mean actually listening to what you are saying and taking it into account. …

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Talk To Me About Dog ACL/CCL Injuries

I truly hope that you will never have to find out what the acronym ACL/CCL means. But if your dog develops sudden lameness in a hind leg, and particularly if he is a large breed, you might hear your vet say these letters… Image from Dog Health Handbook So what does an ACL injury mean, besides not being good news? …

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