Limb Injuries in Dogs – Treatment Options

Dogs are adventurous, they often explore their world seemingly without fear, and our pets are bound to get injured at some point in their life. There are a number of injuries that may affect your dog’s legs. Most of these will cause limping. How severe of the limp usually tells you if you need to see a vet right away. …

Luxating Patella in Dogs – Treatment Options

The patella, or kneecap in a dog is the first joint down from the body on the hind legs, and when the patella is luxating that means the kneecap is either dislocated or slipping in and out of the normal grooved position between the femur and tibia. A luxating patella in dogs is a fairly common issue especially in smaller …

ACL Injuries in Dogs – Find the Best Treatment Options

Nobody wants to see their dog in pain. Sadly, ACL/CCL injuries in dogs are not uncommon, and can cause great difficulty. Commonly, two methods of treatment are recommended for dogs with ACL problems. One is surgery, which can have a difficult recovery period and can be quite costly. The other, less invasive option is often a brace for dogs. Fortunately, …

ACL Injuries in Dogs – Find the Best Treatment Options

Nobody wants to see their dog in pain. Sadly, ACL injuries in dogs (technically in dogs it’s a CCL, but still typically called an ACL) are not uncommon, and can cause big problems for your dog. Commonly, two methods of treatment are recommended for dogs with ACL problems. One is surgery, which can have a difficult recovery period and can …

What to Look for in a Pet Joint Supplement

There are a LOT of supplements on the markets for pets. And we don’t just mean pet joint supplements – there are supplements for a vast number of conditions. Figuring out which one is best can be quite overwhelming due to all the options. So, how do you know what to choose? We know the frustration of trying to determine …

ACL Injuries in Dogs – Everything You Need to Know!

As dog owners, we all love and care for our pets and hate to see them in pain as we would our own family. One common injury dog’s face is to their anterior cruciate ligament, better known as the ACL. If you have noticed your furry friend unable to bear weight on a certain leg or has swelling on the …

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 …