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What Does Joint Therapy for Dogs Involve?

At our canine hospital, we assist animals in the Tampa Bay area who are in pain. Arthritis doesn’t seem as harsh as spinal surgery or a knee replacement, but the discomfort of this condition is severe. We offer joint therapy for dogs because the need is so great. Some owners are curious about what this involves, and we can fill you in! Managing the Pain of Arthritis Managing your tail-wagging pal’s discomfort will be our highest priority when we first see them. While we cannot stop arthritis once it has begun, we can help relieve the pain and improve your furry friend’s [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:38:43+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Arthritis Treatment, Canine Rehabilitation, Hydrotherapy|

Orthopedic Conditions to Watch For in Your Dog

Orthopedic conditions are some of the most common reasons for a visit to our Tampa canine hospital because of their frequency in dogs. Though sometimes minor, these are conditions that can be significantly improved through the use of our veterinary rehabilitation programs. Some of the most common orthopedic conditions we see in dogs are: Hip Dysplasia: Hip dysplasia is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental issues and is mostly seen among larger breeds. With this condition, the hip joints are crippling and will appear in dogs by the time they are 18 months old. It not properly treated at our [...]

By | 2017-11-21T15:16:58+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Canine Orthopedics|