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…

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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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…
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Holden with Arthritis and a Cruciate Tear

It’s about time we introduced everyone to Holden. Don’t let his handsome face and boyish charm fool you, this senior dog was seriously on the struggle bus earlier this year. We received a phone call in the early spring regarding Holden.…
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Monti Blu the Mastiff with Seizures and Ear Troubles

We’d like to cordially introduce you to Monti Blu. Monti here is a rescue mastiff that is nearly 100 pounds of straight loving. Monti started having seizures this year in addition to having horribly infected ears and a scratchy coat with a…
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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…

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…

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…

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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Nellie and her Cruciate Tear

Whoa Nellie…that’s what this girl was probably told before she injured her back leg. Nellie came up lame after some hard play, though there was no specific injury that could really be linked to the issue. This is not uncommon at all when…

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…