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Fibrocartilaginous Embolism (FCE), more commonly known as a spinal stroke occurs when there a blockage occurs in a blood vessel supplying the spinal cord. When this occurs, it can cause immediate paralysis to one or more of the dog’s legs. FCE Symptoms and Diagnosis Spinal strokes occur suddenly, often occurring during physical activity like jumping […]
Caring for a senior or disabled pet can be tiring and can take a lot out of their care givers. Sometimes we need to take the and remind ourselves how amazing it is to own a pet. All the love we give our pets is returned tenfold. And if we pay attention there is a […]
Due to advances in veterinary care and improved owner care, dogs are living longer. With a longer life expectancy, we are also seeing an increase on dogs suffering from changes in their cognitive function. Though it effects a significant portion of the senior dog population very little attention is brought to the growing concern of […]
Hair loss can be detrimental, for both humans and animals, and for your pet, figuring out a way to remedy their hair loss can be more challenging then treating human hair loss. Most dog’s shed some hair but losing large amounts of hair may be cause for concern. Alopecia, partial or complete hair loss in dogs […]
Adding a canine companion to your household can be a challenging but rewarding experience. Owning a pet is not only a financial sacrifice, but also a huge time commitment. You should understand the monetary commitment involved before committing to dog ownership. Adjusting your personal budget is crucial to ensure a positive outcome for both you […]
Children undergo distinct and critical stages of development as they mature and grow from infancy to adolescence and adulthood. The primary role of parents is to guide their kids during these periods of life and ensure a proper upbringing. However, some kids behave differently and don’t grow independently as compared to other kids. Some children […]