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Did you know that gut health of your pet affects your pet’s mental and physical health? You are what you eat as they say! Just like humans, pets benefit from nutritional supplements and a balanced, healthy diet. For example, fish oils are beneficial for your pet’s coat, cognitive function, kidney, heart, and joint health. They [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]