Vital Feed

article image

Osteoarthritis in Dogs

Jun, 14

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis in dogs, affecting approximately a quarter of the population. It is a chronic joint disease characterized by loss of joint cartilage, thickening of the joint capsule and new bone formation around the joint (osteophytosis) and ultimately leading to pain and limb dysfunction. Majority of OA in dog occur secondarily to developmental...

READ MORE ...

article image

Reversing Osteoarthritis

Jun, 09

This is a repurposed blog.  I wrote this for  https://caninearthritis.co.uk/, but I like it, and I've wanted to use if here for a while now.  So here it is! Not too long ago, I received a request from a medical journal editor asking if I would like to contribute an article on the topic of ‘Can Osteoarthritis be Reversed?’.  Now, before...

READ MORE ...

article image

Pain Management Update PLUS: Natural Pain Relief for Dogs

Jun, 08

One of the most important questions I receive from dog guardians is, “Is my dog in pain?” And that is often followed by “is there such a thing as natural pain relief for dogs, or do we have to use meds?” This article is long, but I hope it’s useful. I’m going to update you on changes in veterinary pain...

READ MORE ...

article image

Can Small Dogs Get Hip Dysplasia?

Jun, 02

The unfortunate answer to this question is yes, small dogs can get hip dysplasia. While it’s certainly more common in large and giant breed dogs, certain breeds of small and medium sized dogs are also prone to developing the disease. In ascending order from most affected (Pugs) to least affected (Tibetan Terrier) Small dogs that are affected by hip dysplasia include:...

READ MORE ...

article image

Muscle Actions of Canine Locomotion

May, 30

Dogs have a great capacity for assisting their human counterparts in their daily lives and are very excited and willing to perform these tasks. This assistance can be in many forms, which include, but are not limited to, physical assistance dogs, guide dogs, detection dogs, military and police dogs, search and rescue dogs and hunting dogs.  In the human world, there...

READ MORE ...

Search

Just added to your cart:
Qty:
Total:
Subtotal:
Excl. postage 
My Bag
Just added to your wishlist:
Excl. postage 
My Wishlist