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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 |2017-11-21T15:42:31-05:00September 23rd, 2014|Senior Dogs|

Signs Your Dog Needs Massage Therapy

Most people don’t consider the fact that, like us, dogs can experience a wide range of aches, pains and health issues as they age. From arthritis to obesity, there are a number of health conditions and ailments that canines are prone to that make a healthy diet and exercise essential. Massage therapy for dogs can help our furry friends find relief from a wide range of problems including, but not limited to: Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) (a form of osteoarthritis caused by cartilage deterioration) Crucial Cruciate Ligament (associated with extreme trauma) Post-Surgery Recovery Hip Dysplasia (occurs when the hip joint ball is [...]

By |2017-11-21T15:43:42-05:00July 30th, 2014|Massage Therapy|