What causes shaky legs?

I recently had a question about what can cause shaking, especially in the legs of an older dog. The most common cause of shaking legs in the young dog that I see is fear- these are dogs that do not want to be in the examination room! But for the older dog shaking […]

Pain is a Pain

Recently when suffering a barometric pressure-change headache I was thinking about pain in our companion animals. We can’t ask them where and how it hurts, if the pain is worse with certain activities or at certain times of day. As veterinarians we have to play detective, and try to figure things out with […]

Does she need to be vaccinated this year? Blood Titre test can help decision-making.

Recent studies have shown that most core vaccinations last longer than one year. One study found adequate serum antibody titres to last for at least 6 years for feline panleukopenia virus, 4 years for feline calcivirus, and 3 years for feline herpesvirus. Many veterinarians are now adjusting their vaccination protocols and determining the […]

The Magic Curing Pill

Are you looking for an easy quick solution to your pet’s health issues? Is your pet vomiting or having diarrhea? Does she have a dull, dry, itchy coat? Arthritis? Bad breath, dental disease, ear infections, flatulance, or runny eyes? Do you want a cheap, easy to give pill that would solve the […]

Holistic VS Homeopathic- what’s the difference?

Differences between Holistic, Integrative, Naturopathic, Alternative and Homeopathic therapies and practices […]

Clear Skin, Bright Eyes diet: Allergies, liver disease

1 stalk of Chinese broccoli (gai lan) 1 carrot 1 cup dried Shiitake mushroom 3 cloves fresh garlic 5 tbsp. fish body oil (ie wild salmon oil) 2 cups clear chicken broth (no MSG) 5 Tbsp. kelp or spirulina

Slice veggies into pieces, bring chicken broth to a boil, and add garlic […]

Creaky Old Bones diet: Arthritis

Step 1: Make the broth

In a large pot place

12 cups of water 2 cups of Oxtails 2 cups of pork soft rib bones 1 cup diced celery 1 tsp. ginger powder 4 tbsp. fresh basil 6 cloves of garlic 6 tbsp. natural rice or cider vinegar

Bring to the boil […]

Low-level Laser Therapy

Now available- needle free acupuncture therapy as well as joint and muscle therapy using an infrared laser therapy system.