Author Archives: Dorothy Cline
The Crate is Great!
DOGma by Vet Tech Groomer Girl CRATE TRAINING 😜 CRAZY! If you are bringing in a new FURkid into the family, whether they are puppies or adult dogs, you will want to make sure that they are as happy, physically/emotionally comfortable and as healthy as possible. but you also need to make sure your newContinue reading “The Crate is Great!”
The Ugly Truth About RAWHIDE!
How can one of the most popular chew sticks on the planet be so dangerous for your pets? As a licensed Vet Tech, I have personally triaged dogs and assisted on many emergency surgeries from dogs consuming rawhide; either choking on it or developing dangerous bowel obstructions. Just check the product label. It ACTUALLY warnsContinue reading “The Ugly Truth About RAWHIDE!”
Nature therapy may mean that better health is right outside your door…literally! If you want to ‘LIFT’ your spirit, you must GROUND your Soul. Why else do you think your ‘SOLE’ is on the bottom of your FEET!? Connecting with nature, or Earthing, is essential to a healthy ‘Mind-Body-Spirit’ and it has vital effects onContinue reading “Eco Therapy”
No Bones About It! Over-Exercising Can Harm a Puppy’s Growth Plates
Check out the X-ray image below of a 3 week old puppy. Look at how far apart the bone growth plates are! Growth plates are regions of cartilage that sit at the ends of the long bones. The growth plates are vulnerable to being injured and potentially fractured because they are the last portion ofContinue reading “No Bones About It! Over-Exercising Can Harm a Puppy’s Growth Plates”
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HBOT: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Dogs
HBOT-Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. The word Hyperbaric means “under pressure higher than normal at sea level.” HBOT is emerging in veterinary medicine as an effective treatment or adjunct therapy for a variety of disorders in which improving oxygen delivery to tissues is a key. Patients are exposed to high-pressure oxygen in a specially designed hyperbaric chamber,Continue reading “HBOT: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Dogs”
Canine Massage Therapy & Acupressure
If your furry BFF is showing signs of increased stiffness, slowing down on walks, experiencing gait change or decrease in daily activities interest, your dog may be stressed or in pain and in need of a massage. Clinical canine massage is a complimentary therapeutic treatment that is used to help support and resolve muscular dysfunctionContinue reading “Canine Massage Therapy & Acupressure”
The Ugly Truth About RAWHIDE!
The Ugly Truth About RAWHIDE! How can one of the most popular chew sticks on the planet be so dangerous for your pets? As a licensed Vet Tech, I have personally triaged dogs and assisted on many emergency surgeries from dogs consuming rawhide; either choking on it or developing dangerous bowel obstructions. Just check theContinue reading “The Ugly Truth About RAWHIDE!”