Sammy & Snickers

Sammy & Snickers, Where The Tales Begin

Allow us to introduce ourselves, we are Sammy and Snickers, two members of the Cole household and the best looking by far. We are here to tell you some stories our mom has been sharing with us about some of her patients. Now we will do…
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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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The Benefits of Titer Testing

Vaccine Titers and Your Pets   There’s a growing trend toward treating diseases naturally throughout the world – for both people and their pets. One of these natural health treatments involves vaccination. One school of thought states…
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Why Puppy Sitting is only Acceptable in Puppies!

Is puppy sitting a bad thing? Well for starters YOU should NEVER sit on a puppy. But that's not what we're talking about! No we are talking about the way your little pooch pie sits! Is there anything more adorable than a puppy? Sure, they…
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Heat Exhaustion and YOUR Pet

Caring for Your Pets During the Summer   The summer sun sits high in the sky during a scorching July day. Heat radiates off asphalt roads as temperatures soar into the 90’s. In the backyard, a dog lays in yellow stained grass panting…
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Hemp Oil for Our Pets?

CBD Hemp Oil For Your Dog?   Does your pet suffer from arthritis, immune issues, stress, aggression, seizures, anxiety, or digestive problems? If so, your pet may benefit from CBD hemp oil. According to the online magazine Dog…
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Gordon the Shepherd and his Pinched Nerve

Check out Gordon! He is a rescued shepherd that caught our hearts the moment we met him. He is an absolute Velcro dog and thinks he is only ten pounds. When Gordon started limping horribly, his fur mom was very concerned. It got to the point…
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Josette The Coton and her Luxated Patellas

This gorgeous little lady is Josette. She’s a coton de tulear and since puppyhood she has struggled with limping in her back end. Come to find out Josette has luxating patella in both of her back legs, a very common condition in her breed.…