Pain Management for Dogs

Pain Management for Dogs

Managing Pain in Dogs The pain dogs experience appears to be similar to the pain humans feel. It was previously believed pets had a high tolerance of pain and that pain kept dogs quiet so they could heal. In addition, it was thought there was no real way to know if a pet was in pain or not. Over the last 10 years, the idea of pain management in dogs has changed. Like … [Read more...]

Why You Should Have a Dog Car Harness

Dog Harness

Dog Harness for Car Safety Seat belts save lives. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 64 percent of people killed in car accidents were not wearing a seat belt. For this reason and the enforcement of seat belt laws, most people wear seat belts while driving and riding in the cars of others. However, many people neglect to follow the … [Read more...]

Wobbler Syndrome

Wobbler Syndrome

Wobbler Syndrome Overview Cervical vertebral instability, more commonly known as wobbler syndrome, is a deformity of the spinal column typically seen in large breed dogs like Doberman Pinchers and Great Danes, as they tend to experience quick growth spurts during puppyhood. Although this syndrome is relatively rare, genetic background, lifestyle and traumatic injury can … [Read more...]

Don’t Dump Your Pet

Abandoned Cat

Why You Shouldn't Dump Your Pet There are many reasons why someone can no longer keep their pets. Many people feel your dog or cat will be free and can survive on their own. However, hundreds of years of domestication have taken the survival instinct out of our family pets. Animals that are dumped on the road are more likely to get hit by a car, starve to death, be … [Read more...]

Dog Bite Prevention

Dog Bites

How to Prevent Dog Bites An Owner’s Responsibility to Prevent Dog Bites Although most interactions between dogs and people are positive and harmonious, there are still an estimated 4.5 million dog bites reported each year in America. These bites range from minor nips to major attacks. There is no way to guarantee your dog would never bite someone because all animals have … [Read more...]