Entries by Dr. Christina Cole

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 […]

Chiropractic care for puppies?

Puppies are cute, full of energy, and possibly the most playful animals on the planet!  They are also rough and tend to contort their body’s in positions no one thought possible.  Typically, when an owner brings a puppy to see us there is something extreme going on.  We see limping, severe muscle spasm, significant structural […]

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Tank the Boston Terrier with IVDD

Say hello to sweet Tank! Tank is a six year old Boston Terrier that lost complete function in his back end one weekend. After a trip to the emergency veterinarian, Tank was diagnosed with intervertebral disc disease that had caused a likely disc to herniate or rupture. The family was recommended to do an MRI […]