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Is Exercise Good for a Dog with Arthritis?

Many humans experience joint issues that require special attention to the way their bodies can exercise. With dogs, they are no different. Water therapy for dogs, also known as hydrotherapy, provides many benefits, especially for canines that suffer from arthritis and joint issues. Water Therapy for Dogs The form of therapy typically takes place in a small heated pool with a ramp for the dog to safely enter in. The pool may even be just the size of a large dog with a treadmill-like floor. The water is treated for bacteria with chlorine and similar agents as well. A rehab professional is [...]

How Do I Tell That My Senior Dog is in Pain?

As your canine friend grows older, it's time to watch out for certain behavioral signs that indicate your senior dog is in pain and requires senior dog treatment in Tampa. Age-related conditions can vary and can even be hard to detect if you don't know what signs to watch out for. Here are some of the top symptoms of pain and ailments to watch out for in your senior dog so that you can know when to seek treatment from your local Tampa Bay canine rehabilitation center.   Health Problems Commonly Found in Senior Dogs A dog crosses over into the senior [...]

Why a Visit Dog Chiropractor and Not a Vet?

Just like humans, animals experience neck/back pain and can find relief from the help of a Tampa Bay dog chiropractor. Canine chiropractic care is a great way to relieve pain that comes from spinal conditions, aging, or previous injuries. All this without invasive treatment or the use of pain medicines! All in all, seeking chiropractic treatment for your dog can help them live a happy, healthy, and pain-free life. What Can a Dog Chiropractor Help Treat? Chiropractic for canines is a natural approach to treating many problems that are common in certain breeds of dogs. The practice of chiropractic care on animals [...]

An Animal Doctor Who Specializes in Canine Rehab

Just like humans that practice medicine, an animal doctor can also be a specialist. Dr. Mark Brown is one of the few veterinarians in Florida who is also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP). At Tampa Bay K9 Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Brown custom-designs rehabilitation plans for suffering dogs. Injured, post-surgical, and arthritic dogs receive an improved quality of life; the process includes an expert combination of science and medicine, controlled exercise, diet plans, and tender loving care. Methods of Rehabilitation for Dogs in Tampa Has your pet suffered a hip, knee, or leg injury? If surgery is required, a program of physical [...]

Arthritis Treatments: Laser Therapy for Dogs

Nearly 40% of dogs will develop arthritis in their lifetime, limiting their ability to walk, interact with their families, and live a long and happy life. There are many different types of arthritis, but since canines are living longer lives due to good nutrition and medical care, age-related degenerative arthritis is one of the most common forms. Senior pet therapy is increasingly necessary to enhance your pup’s quality of life and it’s important to know the symptoms and treatment options available to you right in St. Petersburg. When your veterinarian examines your furry friend, the vet will look for the dog’s response [...]

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 |2017-11-21T15:47:09-04:00February 14th, 2014|Arthritis Treatment, Canine Rehabilitation|