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How to Exercise a Dog With Arthritis

How to Exercise a Dog With Arthritis

Dogs should exercise regularly to stay in good health. Nowadays, people get dogs and they try to fit them into their busy lifestyles. A person with a nine to five job rarely gets time to exercise the dog. Unfortunately, the dog may end up with arthritis. When this happens, people may be tempted to let the dog rest and do even less exercise. The fear of exercise only makes the dog’s pain worse. Regular exercise for a dog with arthritis provides the dog with natural pain relief. Here is how to go about it.
Hip Dysplasia in Dogs and How Water Therapy Can Help

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs and How Water Therapy Can Help

Hip dysplasia is a genetic condition affecting dogs, and in particular, large breeds of canine who are more likely to be affected. However, hip dysplasia can affect any size or breed of dog and unfortunately, this painful condition can be extremely debilitating and dramatically reduce a dog’s quality of life.
How Laser Therapy Can Relieve Pain in Pets

How Laser Therapy Can Relieve Pain in Pets

You could be forgiven for thinking that laser therapy is something new to veterinary medicine. However, it has actually been in use for around 40 years, meaning that it has a long history and is proven to have a range of positive effects on the health and wellbeing of animals.
The Benefits of Water Therapy for Pets

The Benefits of Water Therapy for Pets

Hydrotherapy has many benefits. If you are considering hydrotherapy for your pet, below are some of the known advantages of this type of treatment.
How Does Veterinary Acupuncture Work?

How Does Veterinary Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture for pets involves inserting needles into certain places in the pet’s body. This can help to promote a healing response. Each point where the needle is inserted does specific things to the pet’s body. While acupuncture cannot treat every condition, it can work well in some cases. This includes conditions that cause chronic pain for your pet, including some types of arthritis.
Treating Pet Arthritis

Treating Pet Arthritis

Fortunately, there are some treatments that can help you to help your pet, by reducing their symptoms and making their day to day life more manageable. Here’s what you need to know about pet arthritis, including some of the key treatments available.
Signs and Symptoms of Pets in Pain

Signs and Symptoms of Pets in Pain

If you own a pet, you never want them to be in pain. But most cats and dogs try to hide their pain instinctively. This means you can’t tell what is hurting, so it is up to you to recognize the signs of a pet in pain. The sooner you can do this, the sooner you can get your furry friend help. There are several physical changes and behaviors that can indicate your pet is in pain.
How Ultrasound Therapy Can Benefit Your Pet

How Ultrasound Therapy Can Benefit Your Pet

Ultrasound can also be used in a therapeutic technique. Rather than simply using sound waves to visualize internal structures, in ultrasound therapy, sound waves are used to treat a range of different problems that your pet may be suffering from. More specifically, ultrasound therapy has been shown to be beneficial in addressing problems with the musculoskeletal system. This refers to pain and disorders affecting your pet’s muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons, and nerves.
The Importance of Preventative Pet Care Roselle, NJ

The Importance of Preventative Pet Care Roselle, NJ

Preventative care is something that your veterinarian will speak to you about as soon as you register your new pet with our practice. It is a common misconception that visiting your vet is something that you only need to do if your pet seems to be sick or injured. In actual fact, consulting with your vet on a fairly regular schedule could actually prevent your pet from being unwell in the first place. Alternatively, if a health problem has already developed, your vet is better placed to make an early diagnosis and arrange for prompt treatment, improving the likely outcome for your furry, feathered or scaled pet. This is because veterinarians like us can offer an important service known as preventative pet care.