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Ellie the Shepherd Pup with a Knee Injury

Ellie was dealing with serious lameness and non weight bearing in her one hind leg. She was no stranger to limping as she is a two year old shepherd that LOVES to rough house with her 3 year old shepherd brother. The two are crazy and often…
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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…
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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…

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…

The benefits of chiropractic care for older dogs

  We love our dogs.  They are a part of our family and we would do anything to help them.  That is why it hits us so hard whenever they struggle with their health.  One of the major populations in our practice are older dogs,…

Do Grain-Free Diets Lead to Heart Disease?

There was an article published recently that seems to have incited quite a bit of confusion in the animal nutrition world.  The report claims that grain-free diets may be the cause of increased heart disease in dogs.  More specifically, a…
IVDD

Hannah the Lab and her Vestibular Condition

Say hi to Hannah! Hannah is a beautiful 15 year old chocolate lab that has been incredibly healthy her entire life. This past month Hannah began to exhibit signs of what looked like a stroke. Her head tilted, she was hardly able to walk, and…

What is kibble?

We often get asked for nutrition advice with respect to pets.  We are by no mean experts, but we do hear a lot of things through the grape vine.  Nutrition is a super complex issue and there are many foods out there.  There is wet, freeze-dried,…
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Stabilizing Your Dog's Spine

Your dog came to us in pain and limping, but after a few adjustments looks great.  This is awesome news, but now what?  As animal chiropractors, we definitely want to get your pet out of pain.  Additionally, we want to stabilize the spine…
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What is CBD Hemp Oil?

I don't think I'll ever forget the first time a patient whispered that they were treating their dog with CBD hemp oil.  She equated it to smoking weed and assumed it was a bad thing.  It took all my power not to chuckle at how secretive she…
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Turmeric for your dog

People often ask us what supplements we recommend for their dogs.  That is a great question that truly depends on the condition an animal presents with.  However, one supplement we recommend for pretty much any condition is turmeric. …
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Why should I continue visiting the animal chiropractor?

Why would anyone continue visiting the animal chiropractor after their pet is better?  After all, your pup came in with a limp and now it is gone.  So, the original problem is corrected - right?  The answer to that is probably yes. …
IVDD

Rascall the Rescue and her Arthritis

Rascal is a senior gal dealing with some arthritis and generalized discomfort. She came to see us because she was struggling with her normal activities and just didn’t have that pep in her step like she once had. Her fur mom wanted to avoid…
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Pain relief for pets

Our society has a habit of masking symptoms rather than addressing them.  For example, if we have knee pain we take a pain pill.  However, what does this pill really do?  It more or less tricks the body into thinking there is no problem with…
IVDD

Guinness the Dachshund with IVDD

Meet Guinness the dachshund, he has IVDD. Guinness is just a baby and he began having some serious back pain because of the disc disease. After going to their veterinarian, Guinness was given several options including medication for now and…