Canine Hydrotherapy

Alternative treatments in veterinary medicine

Dogs that are suffering from hip or elbow dysplasia, anterior cruciate ligament injuries, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, osteoarthritis, chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy, femoral head ostectomy, orthopedic conditions and spinal injuries can all benefit from hydrotherapy. Additionally, dogs who are recovering from fractures, trauma, neurological damage and other injuries, as well as … Continue reading

Alternative Therapies for Pain Control in Dogs and Cats

Dog wearing a splint and an Elizabethan collar

Dogs and cats feel pain for a number of reasons, just like humans. Pain can be caused by many acute and chronic conditions, as well as by injury.  Fortunately for us, we can ask for help and often treat ourselves when we are hurting.  The sad fact about pain in canines is … Continue reading

Hip Dysplasia and Joint Issues

Hip dysplasia xray

There are a number of ways to prevent and/or treat a dog or cat with hip, bone, and joint issues ranging from hip dysplasia to arthritis.   For the sake of time and effort, this article will focus on hip dysplasia, as it is the most common of all the hip, … Continue reading