Does my animal need chiropractic care

Does my animal need chiropractic care? Animal chiropractic is taking human chiropractic techniques and applying it to animals as a hands-on, non-surgical, drug-free healthcare modality that may help improve orthopedic and neurologic conditions. An exam includes a detailed orthopedic and neurologic exam, stance and gait analysis, and static/motion palpation of the spine and joints in [...]

By |2020-10-03T09:47:14+00:00October 3rd, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Cognitive Dysfunction: How to Support Your Aging Pet

If you know someone who suffers from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, you likely understand how cognitive disorders can be debilitating. As dogs and cats age, they can suffer from similar impairments, often marked by a series of behavior and neurologic changes. While we don’t fully understand the cause of cognitive dysfunction in pets, the similarities [...]

By |2020-09-30T17:54:25+00:00September 30th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Feline Health and Veterinary Care: Your Questions, Answered

Cats have nine lives, so we don’t really need to worry about them, right? Wrong. While felines are known for their resiliency and independence, they still rely on us for their basic needs. And, since cats are experts at hiding pain and illness, regular veterinary care is essential for catching diseases early, preventing avoidable issues, [...]

5 Reasons to Get Excited About AAHA Accreditation

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is a renowned organization that holds veterinary hospitals to exceptional standards. When veterinary practice owners undergo the rigorous AAHA accreditation process, they learn the necessary tools for effective management and, most importantly, the best practices for veterinary medicine and safety. Accreditation means great things for your pet, and University [...]

By |2020-07-01T20:25:53+00:00July 1st, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

The Ugly Truth about Cats and Hairballs

Every  cat owner knows that the one sound that can wake them from a sound sleep is the sound of their cat vomiting up a hairball.  Better still,  is the feeling of stepping on that gooey hairball. Most cat owners think that hairballs are a completely normal part of their cat’s health, however there is [...]

By |2020-04-24T16:00:11+00:00April 24th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Cats get heartworms too!

Cats get heartworms too! Heartworms live and replicate in dogs and are transmitted from an infected dog through mosquitoes to other dogs and in some events cats. The heartworm lifecycle requires a dog to live in and make baby heartworms, microfilaria. The cat is not the ideal host and the worm is unable to replicate [...]

By |2020-04-13T21:27:04+00:00April 13th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

How to pick a dog food?

Selecting an appropriate dog food for your pet can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. “What brand is the best?” “Is this the right food for my dog?” With so many different brands, flavors, fad diets and rumors about dog food, it can be easy to lose track of what’s important for your pet. We [...]

By |2020-03-02T02:22:49+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Nutrition, Pet Care|0 Comments

Saying goodbye to your best friend.

  Euthanasia Process Euthanasia is the act of providing a peaceful passing to a pet in need. This can be due to declining health, sudden severe illness or even behavioral disorders such as aggression. This is often a topic we shy away from or don’t think to discuss until we are faced with making this [...]

By |2020-02-11T05:12:45+00:00February 11th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Components of Overall Pet Health: An Owner’s Guide

One definition of “health” is “the condition of being sound in mind, body, and spirit”—a state that encompasses physical, mental, and social aspects to create an individual who is totally fit. Like their owners, pets experience the benefits of all wellness facets, and the following guide can help owners support their pets in achieving this [...]

By |2020-01-25T00:48:07+00:00January 27th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments