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PT for Dog Gastrointestinal Disorders: Can Physical Therapy Help with my Dog’s Digestive Issues?

PT for Dog Gastrointestinal Disorders: Can Physical Therapy Help with my Dog’s Digestive Issues?

Can physical therapy help with pancreatitis, constipation, colitis, and many other digestive disorders your dog might face? Your veterinarian is the first point of contact for help with these issues. Any gastrointestinal disorders require evaluation by a primary care specialist for diagnosis instruction on proper nutrition, medication, and supplements Physical therapy is adjunctive care for internal disorders. However, it can…

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Acute Colitis in Dogs: Stories from My Diary-rrhea (part III): Acute Large Intestinal Diarrhea

Acute Colitis in Dogs: Stories from My Diary-rrhea (part III): Acute Large Intestinal Diarrhea

Large intestinal diarrhea (both acute and chronic) is often seen in young or debilitated dogs. A closer look at acute large intestinal diarrhea tells us it is acute nonspecific inflammation of the colon. The inflammation causes mucosal damage which results in bleeding. What does acute colitis on dogs look like? The blood seen with colitis is bright red. This is…

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