[caption id="attachment_1089" align="alignright" width="112"] Normal Canine Stifle[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1088" align="alignright" width="104"] Canine stifle (knee) arthritis[/caption] We all assume our senior dog’s difficulty rising, hind limb weakness or occasional lameness is “just arthritis”.  But, what if it’s not?  What if it’s not even arthritis at all?  Anti-inflammatories or...

  For the longest, healthiest, happiest life for your beloved pet, pick a diet that is: High Quality, Premium brand name                                                                         Life Stage/ Age Appropriate Breed/ Size appropriate HIGH QUALITY,  Premium brand foods really are a lot different than grocery store brands and department store generics.  In general,...

Two dogs in Cottonwood, Arizona were infected with Leptospirosis, a serious to fatal bacterial infection that had not been diagnosed in Arizona in 50 years- news article  Leptosporosis organisms can cause fatal or permanent, progressive kidney failure.  It is difficult to treat and often not enough...

[caption id="attachment_996" align="alignleft" width="77"] Itching often means Allergies![/caption] Omega 3 Fatty Acids are all the rage, now.  Nutritionists, Dermatologists and Internal Medicine Specialists, Gerontologists are all recommending Omega 3 Fatty Acids to treat everything from skin conditions to heart disease, arthritis and senility.  Omega 3 Fatty...

Many dogs are afraid of thunderstorms. Their anxiety may range from mild panting to obsessive pacing, to howling, trying break in or out of their yards or even homes. Families lives are disrupted. Sometimes they forego going out to dinner. Some are having to stay...

Fat is a self-perpetuating, disease-causing entity! Research now indicates that fat cells not only store fat, but also secrete hormones and other substances directly responsible for many of the diseases that we see in overweight pets (and humans). Fat actively secretes inflammatory mediators that CAUSE arthritis in...