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Treatments for Senior Pets

As your pet ages, there many health conditions you need to keep a watchful eye out for. Many of the aches and pains dogs experience as they grow old can easily be overlooked. At Tampa Bay K9 Rehab, we offer veterinary rehabilitation services and treatments for senior pets of all health conditions—among the most common being orthopedic conditions, which include: Hip Dysplasia: This is a congenital disease that can lead to lameness, as well as joint arthritis. It happens due to both environmental factors and genetics, and is most common in larger breeds. Lameness: This condition is diagnosed by an MRI and [...]

By | 2017-11-21T15:42:31+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Senior Dogs|

Dog Rehabilitation: Treatment for Arthritis

Engaging in dog rehabilitation for your dog’s arthritis will allow them to live a comfortable and pain-free life. If your doctor told you today that you have arthritis, and you can either live with the pain, or combat it, which would you choose? So why should it be different when your vet tells you that your dog is suffering from arthritis? Causes of Arthritis in Dogs Arthritis is inflammation of any joint in the body, and may have many causes. Most commonly, it is caused by wear and tear on the joints from aging. The chronic form of arthritis is called degenerative [...]

By | 2017-11-21T15:47:09+00:00 February 14th, 2014|Arthritis Treatment, Canine Rehabilitation|