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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…

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…
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Casey and her floating kneecap

This little lovebug is Casey. Casey is a rockstar on top of being beautiful. She has a bad case of luxating patella AKA floating kneecaps in her back legs and it was really crimping her style. For instance, when Casey wanted to run and chase…
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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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Scooter and his Constant Constipation!

Scooter is not only handsome but also sassy. You may not notice him at first glance but he's the dark shadow snuggled up to his brother Rocket. This 22-year-old boy has been around the majority of our lifetime and he doesn’t look a day over…
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Sweet Cyda and her Constipation

Meet Cyda- this sweet Siamese cat is one we can’t help but adore. She’s dealt with a great deal of issues recently but one of them is no longer a problem…her constipation! Cyda has dealt with limping in both her back and front end, and…
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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…
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Moya and her Cruciate Ligament Tear

Oh miss Moya, could you be any cuter? Moya came to see us with a torn cruciate ligament. She was not wanting to weight bear hardly at all, though she didn’t seem like she was in any pain. The thought of surgery did not appeal to her parents…
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Annie's Partial Paralysis Reversal

Annie the sweet weim was always a healthy girl. She was active, happy, and never had any real health problems until she hit about nine years old. Suddenly she lost function in her back legs and things were looking quite bleak. Her fur dad sees…
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Luxating Patella and Conservative Treatment Options

Luxating Patella – What’s the Cause and How to Treat Conservatively   Luxating patella is a common orthopedic condition in a small animal practice, but what causes it? There are a few theories out there, but many cases appear related…