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WHERE DOES IT HURT? Thermography Can Shine the Light on Your Pet’s Pain

Mar, 30

Our practice is alternative in many ways.  At Sleepy Dog, we practice alternative medicine for small animals.  We use acupuncture, acupressure, chiropractic, herbal medicine, massage, physical rehabilitation, Reiki, and traditional Chinese veterinary medical nutrition to treat our patients.  The majority of our patients come to us with a chronic challenge, something such as arthritis, cancer, kidney disease, allergies, gastrointestinal complaints...

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DOG ACL TEARS (CRANIAL CRUCIATE LIGAMENT TEAR)

Mar, 28

What Is A Dog ACL Tear? First off it is important to understand that the terminology “dog acl tear” is actually a layman’s term. A veterinarian will refer to it as a cranial cruciate ligament rupture in dogs. To keep things simple though we will continue to use the term “dog acl.” In order to fully understand this injury it...

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CASE STUDY OF THE WEEK: Matilda, The Senior Labrador with Arthritis

Mar, 27

CASE STUDY: MATILDA, THE SENIOR LAB WITH ARTHRITIS Looking at the Whole Picture Means Listening to the Family When I look at my schedule on the computer for any given day, there will be a variety of patients and ailments. Peppers the poodle for vaccines, Momma Kitty for “limping on and off for 6 months.” Some just say “2nd opinion...

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Rehabilitation Modalities for Pain Management and Healing

Mar, 26

GET WELL SOON: There are many methods of rehabilitation for canines. The injury and desired outcome will help you decide which method will work best for your patient. Photo: Shutterstock.com/InBetweentheBlinks Physical rehabilitation is an emerging area of veterinary medicine. Multiple training programs offer certification in canine rehabilitation, board certification with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, and credentialing...

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How to Measure Horses’ Rehabilitation Progress Objectively

Mar, 26

Seven measurement tools and methods veterinarians can implement into equine rehabilitation programs to track progress. Veterinarians must use objective, rather than subjective, measurable outcomes to track a patient’s response to rehabilitation. Otherwise, they have little knowledge of what actually works, when it works, and how to apply the various rehabilitation modalities being used. This was the take-home message Melanie Connor,...

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