Saturday, June 15, 2019
Orthotics and the veterinary nurse

Orthotics and the veterinary nurse

Prefabricated braces and custom orthotics enhance mobility and quality of life in many patients. The veterinary nurse can play an important role in helping...
Report: presumed natural or shed vaccine viral exposure in unvaccinated puppies

Report: presumed natural or shed vaccine viral exposure in unvaccinated puppies

Once a pup's residual maternal immunity has waned, he can still maintain measurable levels of immunity, despite being unvaccinated. What are the possible explanations? Some...
Hydrotherapy in canine physical rehab

Hydrotherapy in canine physical rehab

The role of therapy pools and underwater treadmills in physical rehabilitation, and what to consider when adding these to your facility. Hydrotherapy, or aquatic...

Recognizing soft tissue injuries in dogs from an integrative perspective — Pt 1

Applying rehab and physiotherapy techniques to an injured dog should be preceded by a proper consideration of how the injury developed and progressed, and...

Veterinary rehabilitation optimizes clinical outcomes

Rehabilitation therapy for canine patients improves functional outcomes post-operatively, and helps with neurological conditions, intervertebral disc disease and soft tissue injuries. The goal of veterinary...
Herbal support for geriatric animals

Herbal support for geriatric animals

Health issues, from cognitive to musculoskeletal to cardiovascular, often arise in our geriatric patients. Herbs offer beneficial affects to a variety of body systems...
Hospice home care products for pets

Hospice home care products for pets

From mobility support to hygiene to pain management, these hospice products help improve quality of life for palliative patients at home. A pet’s end-of-life...
Worried About Grain-Free Diets & Heart Disease? Take Heart!

Worried about grain-free diets & heart disease? Take heart!

Grain-free.  These two words are the focus of a recent media storm creating trouble for pet food.  The confusion originates from a July 2018...
Omega fatty acids for dogs and cats

Omega fatty acids for dogs and cats

A comprehensive look at Omega fatty acid sources for canine and feline patients, and the pros and cons of each. Omega fatty acids are...
Alternatives to traditional spay and neuter – evolving best practices in dog sterilization

Alternatives to traditional spay and neuter – evolving best practices in dog sterilization

Standard spay and neuter surgery can have negative impacts on a dog’s health. What are some alternatives options? In the United States, broad scale pet...