Don’t Neglect your Horse’s Joint Health

Until a number of years ago, alternative treatments and methodologies for equine health were not very prominent. Now, equine chiropractic, acupuncture, and supplementation carry a central role in maintaining the health of horses across the nation. Many veterinarians believe that treatments consisting of traditional western medicine, combined with alternative treatments and therapies, offers a more comprehensive and effective approach to …

The Horses of Summer

With summer in full swing, the days are long, hot, and at times, unbearable. It is essential to ensure your horses are well cared for and observed during these months, as a multitude of heat related issues could arise quickly. While summer in the South is typically wet, summers in the Midwest can be extremely dry, adding to the list …

Tips for a Healthy Horse

Much like humans, as a horse ages, it becomes prone to certain health issues. Veterinary care for a horse can be rather expensive, but in many cases, most health complications can be prevented with some easy maintenance. Try these following recommendations to help your horse age gracefully, and reduce the chances of any health issues:

Gardening Right with Arthritis

Most of you know arthritis makes it painfully difficult to do the things we once enjoyed. Luckily, with the right preparation and know-how, you don’t have to give up on your hobbies. If gardening is one such activity, there are a few tips and tricks that can make it easier on you, and hopefully more enjoyable.

Itchy Pet Problems?

During the average day we may unknowingly scratch an itch here and there. It is normal behavior for animals and humans alike. When the itching becomes excessive or compulsive, it usually signals there is something foul at play. Determining the cause and solving the issue is important for both your pet’s health and comfort.

6 “Healthy Foods” That Aren’t So Healthy

Healthy Foods has become a popular topic over the last few years. So much so, that food companies have caught on by exploiting our desire to consume healthier foods. Clever marketing campaigns and schemes parade certain foods as healthy alternatives, when, in fact, they are no healthier than their processed counterparts. By educating yourself, you can make the right decisions during …

Choosing the Best Dog Breed for your Needs

Getting a dog is an exciting and wonderful experience. After you have considered all of the necessary responsibilities and facets of pet ownership, the next step is choosing the best dog breed. This also requires careful consideration, as behavior and temperaments are vastly different between breeds. This, especially, is an important consideration when you have children or other pets in …

Your Dog’s Development and Diet

A puppies’ life during its first year is a critical period. Many of their body’s important systems are undergoing key development cycles and changes during this period. The skeletal system is especially vulnerable, and a variety of factors can have influence on its development. Proper nutrition is essential if you wish to avoid any musculoskeletal problems in your pooch.

Stem Cell Therapy for Arthritic Pets

Recent studies have revealed that stem cells can be extremely helpful in the treatment of arthritis in our furry friends. The procedure, first brought to the market in 2004, has gained popularity across the nation. Medical advancements and experience have allowed the procedure to become more commonplace, significantly driving down costs. In fact, many veterinarians can now perform the procedure …

Your Pet’s Joint Health

Pets have health issues just like their human companions. The major difference, unfortunately, is that they cannot communicate health issues and problems through any means other than visual symptoms. Due to this language barrier, it is our responsibility as owners to ensure that we not only treat, but also prevent health problems. Luckily, one of the most common issues is …