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Hip Dysplasia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

by Robert Mueller I have a friend that has recently come to me with an ailing 9-year-old yellow Labrador retriever that has hip dysplasia. I have tried to convince him for years to make the switch to the BARF diet but he was convinced that Purina was a better choice for his dog. Now that

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Ask The Holistic Vet

Question: “What is the difference between omega 3, 6, and 9 and do I really need to add this to my dog’s daily diet? She has allergies (shedding, hot spots) and some mobility/joint problems. Thanks!” Answer: To talk about essential fatty acids (EFAs), we have to talk about inflammation. Each EFA plays a different role

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Arthritis Can Be a Real Pain

By Robert Mueller Many times dogs are affected by canine arthritis (osteoarthritis) which is caused by the degradation of the cartilage within a joint. The cartilage functions as a buffer between the bones – once the cartilage breaks down, it reduces the function of the joint and creates pain and/or stiffness. While minimal breakdown of

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An Unhappy Mess That May Be Easy To Avoid

By Robert Mueller Vomiting and diarrhea – Cleaning up after our pets is NEVER fun for anyone. Something has caused your poor pooch to be sick whether from a one time occurrence like getting into the garbage or from years something in their diet slowly wearing down their tolerance. Either way, you are stuck scrubbing

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