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What is Degenerative Myelopathy?

What is Degenerative Myelopathy?

By Diana Pacheco, CVT CCRP Has your dog recently been diagnosed with Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)? Let us give you a little insight into the disease process and how we can help you and your pet through the progression of this disease. The signs of this disease process...

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Stress in Cats

Stress in Cats

By Dr. Carine KlimentidisOften when I talk to clients about the fact that their cat might be stressed, I get a lot of funny looks or laughs - how could my cat possibly be stressed, he sleeps all day?! Well, cats perceive stress a lot differently than we do. They are...

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Thunderstorm Phobia in Dogs

Thunderstorm Phobia in Dogs

By Dr. Justin Keaner Fear of thunderstorms is a common problem for many dogs.Common signs of thunderstorm fear include hiding, shaking, trembling, crying or whining, pacing, drooling, urinating/defecating, panting, or trying to escape from the house.  Thunderstorm...

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How Can Massage Benefit My Pet?

How Can Massage Benefit My Pet?

By Elizabeth Jobe, DVM, CCRP, cVMA Massage is an important key in physical rehabilitation for animals. Often when animals have an injury, the body compensates and uses the soft tissues and muscles differently than how they normally function. This creates compensatory...

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5 Steps for a Successful Vet Visit

5 Steps for a Successful Vet Visit

By Dr. Randy Aronson, VMD CCRT Select. Find the right veterinary team. Select a veterinarian(s), experienced support staff and facility that exceed your expectations. Build a relationship with a team whose professionalism, caring and compassion promote trust,...

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Therapeutic Exercises for Pets

Therapeutic Exercises for Pets

By Elizabeth Jobe, DVM, CCRP, cVMATherapeutic exercise is a physical therapy intervention encompassing a broad range of activities designed to restore or improve musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and/or neurologic function. Some form of therapeutic exercise...

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Dental Health Month is Upon Us!

Dental Health Month is Upon Us!

Poor dental hygiene can put both your pet’s health and your pocket book at risk. “Dog breath” – or a cat with a foul-smelling mouth – can be a sign of untreated dental conditions. If left untreated, you may put your pet at risk for greater problems such as...

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Companion Animal Rehabilitation: Massage

Companion Animal Rehabilitation: Massage

Massage is the systematic, therapeutic, and functional stroking and kneading of the soft tissues of the body. There are numerous techniques ranging from lighter, softer strokes to deeper tissue massage. The technique chosen depends on the size of the area,...

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Superficial Thermal Modalities: The Hot and Cold of It

Superficial Thermal Modalities: The Hot and Cold of It

By Dr. Elizabeth JobeThe use of heating and cooling of tissues has various purposes in physical therapy. There are different methods of cooling and heating, and the method can affect the amount of time needed to achieve the change in temperature in the...

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