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Helping your dog recover after surgery - the 10 best things you can do

Are you specifically concerned about a dog that won't eat after surgery? Click here for our post about that exact issue. Surgery can be scary for pets and owners.  The recovery p… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/04/helping-your-dog-recover-after-surgery-10-best-things-you-can-do/

Aspirin and Advil for Pain Relief in Dogs

Caring dog owners whose furry friends suffer from pain caused by arthritis or other diseases of chronic inflammation ask what they can do to relieve pain for their pets. Although not technically approved for veterinary use, Aspirin is typically used with…
Get the Loop Caring dog owners whose furry friends suffer from pain caused by arthritis or other diseases of chronic inflammation ask what they can do to relieve pain for their p… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/04/aspirin-and-advil-pain-relief-dogs/

Surgery-free treatment for osteochondrosis dessecans in canines

Osteochondrosis dessecans (OCD lesion) is a painful condition occurring primarily in young large and giant breed dogs. In OCD the bulb of the humerus bone (the humeral head), whic… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/03/osteochondrosis-dessecans/

Patient Spotlight: Treating Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) with the Assisi Loop

Get the Loop We often get reports from customers telling us about the positive results they're seeing treating cases of Intervertebral Disc Disease with the Assisi Loop. Inter… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/03/patient-spotlight-treating-intervertebral-disc-disease-ivdd-assisi-loop1/

Dachshund health problems

Dachshunds are working dogs, bread from the beagle family to chase and root out burrow-dwelling animals such as badgers. Like other long-bodied dogs, many Dachshund health problem… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/03/dachshund-health-problems/

New study suggests neutering affects a dog's health

A new study from University of California, Davis, suggests that neutering--and the age at which a dog is neutered--may affect the animal’s risk for developing certain cancers and … http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/02/neutering/

Recovering from traumatic injury with Assisi: A patient story

We are pleased to share another story of an Assisi Patient, Pascal, in the words of his owner, Meryl Price. Pascal's Tale "I feel so fortunate that my wonderful veterinarian, … http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/01/recovering-traumatic-injury-assisi-patient-story/

Great Dane health issues

Many Great Dane health issues result from their purebred status and great size (such as heart and musculoskeletal problems). Awareness and regular screening for these conditions c… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/01/great-dane-health-issues/

Funny Dog Names of 2012

Each year Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. picks the most original and funny dog names and cat names from their list of insured pets. “Sorting though our database, we found some very … http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/12/funny-dog-names-2012/

Recovering from severe head trauma with tPEMF

Dr. Tim Crowe is a board certified veterinary surgeon, educator, and inventor and aco-founder of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Dr. Crowe routinel… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/12/head-trauma/

Assisi loop treatments in canines--Case studies from Dr. Tim Crowe

Dr. Tim Crowe, DVM, DACVS, DACVECC, is a board certified veterinary surgeon, educator, and inventor. He is one of the founders of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and … http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/12/assisi-loop-treatments-canines-case-studies-dr-tim-crowe/

Hundreds of rescue animals need homes after hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy and a Nor'easter did more than displace residents and flatten houses last week. In addition to the human refugees from the storm, hundreds of animals have been hur… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/11/hurricane-sandy-rescue-animals/

Drug-free options for pets with degenerative arthritis

If your dog is slowing down, limping, having trouble standing up or laying down, he may have degenerative arthritis. Also known as osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease, t… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/10/degenerative-arthritis/

Fat dogs slim down with pilates and treadmills

As obesity rates have skyrocketed in the U.S. in the past decade, an epidemic of fat animals is following suit. Nearly 53 percent of adult dogs are classified as obese by their ve… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/10/fat-dogs/

Can dogs get the flu?

Can dogs get the flu? Cats too? We know Fido and Fluffy tend to get sick once in a while--usually it's from eating something they shouldn't have. But new research proves that ou… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/10/can-dogs-get-flu/

AVMA warns against BARF diet and raw food for dogs

Have you heard of a raw diet for dogs? Some pet owners and vets believe that feeding a dog natural raw foods more closely mimics what they are evolutionarily equipped to eat and p… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/09/barf-diet/

The 5 most common health problems for a West Highland White Terrier

The West Highland White Terrier, commonly called a Westie, is a small, spirited, white dog originally bred in Scotland. Being purebreds, Westies face their share of health concern… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/08/west-highland-white-terrier/

Pet therapy can help PTSD and mental health

Mental disorders can be treated with medication, meditation, psychotherapy...and now dogs, reports CNN online. Dogs have been used as companion and service animals for decades. No… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/08/pet-therapy/

Animal care in hot weather

Finally! Summer is here and you and your furry friend can enjoy frolicking in the outdoors. Unfortunately, if you live in the two thirds of the U.S. that is experiencing record he… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/07/animal-care/

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field therapy treats Wobblers syndrome

Wobblers Syndrome is a neurological disease that affects the spine and neck of large dogs and horses. In most cases, a small spinal canal (the channel through which the spinal cor… http://assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/07/wobblers/

 
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