Entries by Dr. Christina Cole

Animal Chiropractic for Senior Dogs

Aging is not easy for anyone, especially our dogs. Their back end gets weaker, it is hard to get up and down, they quit using stairs, they experience discomfort, and so much more. This can be tough for a pet owner to come to grips with. However, what if I told you animal chiropractic care […]

Must Have Supplements for Luxating Patella

Many small breed dog owners deal with a condition known as luxating patella (or floating kneecaps).  One day their little pup is running blissfully around the back yard then out of nowhere they come up lame.  There is usually a yelp and the affected leg rises into the air.  It is heartbreaking, especially for someone who […]

Why maintenance care for dogs?

Maintenance care is somewhat standard in “human” chiropractic.  Many people want to prevent the major issue they initially came in with from recurring.  To do this, they make periodic visits to their chiropractor and make sure everything is functioning correctly – even if they are not in a lot of pain.  It’s no different than […]

What is CBD oil?

CBD oil, specifically that derived from hemp, is catching on in the human and animal world.  It is a supplement you can get over the counter and seems to have many positive benefits.  However, many people are still nervous to use it because of the association with marijuana.  However, there is no need to stress.  […]

What is a slow bowl feeder?

Do you have a dog that inhales their food?  Puppies in particular are notorious for this, and they often end up vomiting right after!  Other breeds, such as hounds, also eat incredibly fast and often look bloated.  So, what can we do to help this issue?  The answer is to use a slow feeding bowl. […]

Preventing back pain in dogs

Humans deal with back pain pretty regularly.  As a matter of fact, it is one of the biggest health issues Americans deal with.  We treat it with chiropractic, physical therapy, medication, and much more.  Did you know your dog deals with back pain too?  The difference is that a dog doesn’t show signs of pain […]