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Infrared Imaging (Thermography) for Pets – Giving a voice to your pet!

Infrared Imaging (Thermography) for Pets - Giving a voice to your pet! What is Infrared imaging? Infrared imaging is a non-invasive diagnostic tool used to demonstrate the distribution of temperature on the skin in order to localize areas of inflammation and pain in cats and dogs.  It is often difficult to recognize signs of pain, [...]

Degenerative Myelopathy In Dogs – What Can You Do?

Degenerative myelopathy is common in German Shepherds. What is DM? Degenerative myelopathy (DM) in dogs is a condition caused by a mutated gene that leads to breakdown or degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord.  It is slowly progressive and is very similar to ALS in humans. Unfortunately, there is NO [...]

Rehabilitation After Canine Knee Surgery

The importance of physical therapy/rehabilitation after Canine ACL/CCL Knee Surgery Did you know that pets have an ligament in the knee that functions similar to an ACL in people?  It is called a cranial cruciate ligament and, unfortunately, it can rupture.  If this has happened to your pet, you are most likely familiar with [...]

By |July 26th, 2018|Categories: Treatment|0 Comments

Treat Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs Using Acupuncture

What is intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) or herniated disc in dogs? Just like people, pets can develop herniated or “slipped discs.”  This condition is called “intervertebral disc disease” in the veterinary world. The intervertebral discs sit between the vertebrae of the spinal cord and function to (1) keep the backbones from touching one another, [...]

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: Treatment|0 Comments

Healing Pet Arthritis Holistically

Written By Dr. Jessie Dreyfuss, DVM, CVA, CCRT If you have ever owned a pet, you have come to realize the typical signs of aging – slow to get into and out of the car, more reluctant to get up off that comfy bed or sofa in the morning, sleeping more often and for longer, [...]

You Can Treat Your Dog’s Hip Dysplasia Naturally

My dog is slowing down. Is it hip dysplasia, how do I know for sure, and how do I treat it naturally? Puppies grow up incredibly quickly, with most dog breeds reaching their full size within 8 to 18 months.  Unfortunately, we've seen in our Fort Lauderdale clinic that this rapid development comes with an increased [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|Categories: Treatment|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How to Know If Your Pet Needs Physical Rehabilitation

Just like humans, animals start to become more stiff and less flexible as they age.  As a result, most older animals tend to move more slowly (and with less enthusiasm) than when they were young.  Pet physical therapy (rehabilitation) for dogs, cats, and more (even bunnies!) allows us as human guardians to help keep our [...]

By |March 8th, 2017|Categories: Wellness|0 Comments

The Best Training Partner | Fun, Safe Exercise with your Dog

Your dog needs to get their daily dose of exercise, and depending on the breed, more than just once a day. What better way for you to get exercise too than to do it with your dog? Enjoying fun exercise with your dog is not only a necessity for both yours and your dog’s health, but [...]

By |March 8th, 2017|Categories: How-To|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know Acupuncture can be utilized to treat Cancer and Cancer pain?

It is not provocative to suggest that we can treat cancer in pets using acupuncture. The National Cancer Institute advocates the practice of acupuncture for human cancer patients and documents that it can be utilized to control pain and relieve nausea, vomiting, anxiety, depression, and more.  Additionally, the National Institute of Health (NIH) Consensus Statement [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Categories: Treatment|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments