Knees

KNEES A list of common knee problems in dogs: ACL ligament rupture, partial or complete. (Can often heal “okay” on its own) Meniscal ligament rupture (Audible click, sometimes heals without surgery) Medial Collateral Ligament hypertrophy (Stabilizing a “bad knee”. Not a “bad thing”). Bulkiness from…

Flintstones

Flintstones Multivitamin for Dogs So, over the years Flintstones have been formulated with (and without) Xylitol. Xylitol has been associated with bad outcomes for dogs. In other words, it’s regarded as toxic. I wouldn’t know, I’ve never seen a case. And the media blows stuff…

Muzzle

A Good Muzzle For The Average Big Dog There are a ton of good muzzles. I bought and tried numerous of them and each had strengths and weaknesses. Some had serious problems. It’s important that they fit, and that you put them on correctly. I’ve…

milkthistle

Milk Thistle (or Denamarin) as an Alternative to Urso / UDCA Milk Thistle has traces of some of the dehydrocholic acids that Bear Bile, and Urso contain. Since it’s a weed, manufacturers jumped on it because they were able to provide small amounts of ursodehydrocholic acid (UDCA/TUDCA)…

dementia

Diet and Dementia A scale to assess level of dementia and also, a discussion of some nutrition that has been shown to ameliorate some of the signs. For real.  The article is linked below. http://johnsonvet.com/dementia/#p=1 A diet was formulated with high levels of Vitamin E,…

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