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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…
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Fish Stock For Your Dog?

We often get asked what supplements we recommend for dogs.  The answer depends on the condition, but when it comes to joint issues - fish stock is a great option.  What is fish stock, what might it help, and why is it a good complementary…

Buddy with Two Torn Cruciate Ligaments

Say hi to Buddy! Buddy here had not one, but two cruciate tears. Dealing with one is dreadful enough but to have two gives a whole new meaning to double trouble. They often times warn you about one tear potentially leading to another down the…
Arthritis in dogs

Arthritis in Dogs

It's tough to watch. Your dog used to jump fences and unleash "zoomies" in the back yard. Now, he struggles to get up from laying down. Stairs? Not even in his vocabulary any more. What happened to the dog that used to play for hours on end…

Holistic Pet Care and Chiropractic

There is a a health revolution making waves through the United States.  People are tired of taking one drug after another to address ailments that can be treated naturally.  However, did you know there is a shift going on in the pet world…
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Bonzi the Dog with Ear Infections and Luxating Patella

Say hello to Bonzi, and yes he is as fun of a dog as his name might imply. Bonzi is a young guy, in his very early years, and he was dealing with some serious struggles. He was limping on his back leg, was losing energy, and was having pretty…
Dogs with Ear infections

Dogs With Ear Infections

Does your dog suffer with ear infections?  Don't worry, you are not alone.  There are many dogs that make their way to our practice because of chronic ear infections.  Why is this and how can animal chiropractic help?  Read on to find out. Why…
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Pain Relief For Dogs

Is animal chiropractic an effective way to provide pain relief for dogs?  The answer is emphatically yes.  In our practice, we see many pets struggling with pain in their back, neck, knee, and much more.  Until recently, many of us would…

Senior Dogs With Mobility Issues

Natural solutions for senior dogs with mobility issues Pet owners love their dogs and will do anything to help them.  That is why it is so hard to watch our senior dogs struggling with mobility issues.  Certain issues plague this age group…
Arthritis in dogs

Geriatric Dogs and Animal Chiropractic

I find myself writing this blog today because our practice has seen an uptick in geriatric dogs recently.  What is their biggest complaint?  Typically, the issue is rear end shaking and an inability to support their weight.  The good news…

Dachshunds, Back Pain, and Animal Chiropractic

If you own a Dachshund, you are probably aware that they are prone to back problems.  As a matter of fact, the lifetime prevalence for disc disease in the breed is estimated to be 19%.  Essentially, 1 in 5 Dachshunds will experience disc disease…
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Soreness Post-Adjustment, Normal or Not?

Will My Dog Be Sore After an Adjustment?   Do dogs get sore after an adjustment? This is a question we get frequently in our practice, and it is a good one. After all, many people associate chiropractic with violent twisting and loud…
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Natural Solution for Paralyzed Dogs

One moment your dog is running blissfully through the yard – then suddenly, without warning, he begins dragging his hind legs.  A paralyzed dog is a terrifying ordeal for pet owners that typically results in a visit to the closest emergency…
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To go or not to go: Constipation in Pets

Constipation and Chiropractic – What’s the Connection?                   Have you ever noticed your pet straining to do their business, and yet nothing comes out? Constipation isn’t a condition that only affects…
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Laser Therapy and Chiropractic Care: A Perfect Match!

Chiropractic and Laser – A Perfect Match for Animals?   Structure determines function. This statement is the foundation upon which the body and chiropractic works. Optimum structure is important for your spine – just as it is for…