Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is common and well recognized in dogs, particularly dachshunds and beagles, but it is frequently underdiagnosed in cats. It is not as common in cats. The incidence of IVDD in the cat is less than 1% whereas in the dog it is about 2%. Disc disease is more common in middle aged […] The post Disc Disease in Cats appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Intervertebral disc disease or IVD occurs in many breeds of dogs but with greater frequency in long backed dogs such as dachshunds. The intervertebral disc is part of the joint between each vertebrae in the back. Aging and genetics cause the center of the disc to degenerate. With the degeneration there is less elasticity of […] The post Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
Integrative veterinary care has a lot of options to offer dogs who suffer paralysis or paresis ( partial paralysis) from IVD. Chiropractic is very important for these dogs as one of our posters has pointed out. Chiropractic can actually be used for prevention in breeds that are subject to IVD. Regular chiropractic care can improve […] The post Treatment of Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVD) appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.
From the 28th of February to the 1st of March 2009, Orlando held its first ever Doglympics!Teena Patel, founder and CEO of the University of Doglando, was the organizer for this spectacular doggie event that had dogs of all ages and sizes competing against each other in flying disc competitions, potato sack races and other […] The post Doglympics appeared first on Pet Wellbeing.