Tag: arthritis in dogs

Long-Term Use of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Medication for Treatment of Canine Arthritis

Just like people, many dogs develop age-related arthritis. Symptoms are far more common in larger breeds. Not only are the big dogs more predisposed to arthritis, their joint pain is intensified because of the extra weight they carry…. Read More

Winterizing Your Pets: Ten Tips

I want you to know that I will be taking a brief break from my computer during the last half of December. Fear not- I will be returning in 2014! Also, be reminded that in order to take… Read More

Ten Tips for Winterizing Your Pets

Oh, the weather outside is frightful! Winter weather is rapidly approaching and you’ve likely begun layering your clothing and weatherproofing your car. When organizing for winter, don’t forget to think about your pets. They too are deserving of… Read More

Stem cells: A beneficial therapy or a waste of money?

  Stem cell therapy (aka regenerative medicine) is becoming all the rage in veterinary medicine.  Initially used only to treat damaged horse parts (tendons, ligaments, and joints) the repertoire of stem cells has expanded to treating dogs, primarily… Read More