9 09, 2021

Hind Leg Weakness: Are Your Dog’s Back Legs Giving Out?

By |2021-09-09T17:33:11-04:00September 9th, 2021|Diseases, Health Care|Comments Off on Hind Leg Weakness: Are Your Dog’s Back Legs Giving Out?

When your beloved dog's hind legs just don't seem to work properly, both you and your pet may feel considerable distress. Few sights cause owners more sorrow than seeing their best friend hobbling stiffly or wobbling while standing due to a serious injury, congenital defect, or age-related health problem. In addition to the pain that they may cause, unstable or weak hind legs can also make your dog more vulnerable to accidents.Fortunately, modern medicine and assistive technology can help your struggling friend overcome his limitations. Let's take a look at some of the problems that can affect a dog's hind [...]

23 07, 2021

Spinal Injury in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Recovery

By |2021-07-23T08:35:52-04:00July 23rd, 2021|Diseases, Health Care|Comments Off on Spinal Injury in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Recovery

A spinal injury can prove to be just as devastating for a dog as it can be for a human. This type of injury may lead to chronic pain, gait problems, or even paralysis, depending on the nature and location of the injury. Whether you're worried about the current state of your dog's spine or you'd like to understand the potential threats to your furry friend's spinal well being, you should learn some key points about spinal injury in dogs, from their symptoms and causes to diagnostic methods, treatment options, and recovery expectations. What Exactly Is Spinal Injury in [...]

23 04, 2021

How to Deal with Separation Anxiety in Dogs Post COVID-19

By |2021-04-23T05:51:18-04:00April 23rd, 2021|Diseases, Health Care|Comments Off on How to Deal with Separation Anxiety in Dogs Post COVID-19

Almost any dog owner will agree that their canine friends seem practically human in many ways, including the ways that they process emotions and react to situations. Unfortunately, this fact means that dogs can fall prey to the same kinds of emotional disorders as humans, including the development of a problem known as separation anxiety. Separation anxiety can prove devastating for dogs, with the events of the COVID-19 pandemic only fanning the flames of their emotional distress. The more you understand this common problem, the more easily you can recognize the symptoms of separation anxiety in your own dog, [...]

23 04, 2021

Dog Diapers: A How-To Guide to Choosing and Using Them

By |2021-04-23T05:30:25-04:00April 23rd, 2021|Diseases, Health Care|Comments Off on Dog Diapers: A How-To Guide to Choosing and Using Them

Dog diapers, also known as dog nappies, are instrumental in assisting our furry friends not to soil themselves and their surroundings. There are various reasons why a dog might require a diaper, and there are different canine diaper sizes and gender specifications to accommodate. Learn more about canine diaper offerings and how they can be chosen to best suit select lifestyles and budgets. What Are the Main Reasons a Dog Would Need a Diaper? Like humans, canines require dog diapers mainly for incontinence symptoms, managing a dog going into heat, or for dogs demonstrating behavioral issues. To help deal [...]

4 09, 2020

Leg Tremors in Dogs: Are Your Dog’s Back Legs Shaking or Quivering?

By |2021-04-13T05:16:47-04:00September 4th, 2020|Diseases, Health Care|Comments Off on Leg Tremors in Dogs: Are Your Dog’s Back Legs Shaking or Quivering?

Understanding Leg Tremors in Dogs As a loving dog owner, you may feel understandably worried, confused, or alarmed by the sight of tremors in your dog's rear legs. This problem, which may stem from any number of causes, can make getting around a serious challenge for your beloved canine companion. Your dog may have trouble walking, standing still, or standing up after lying down. If this problem goes unaddressed, your pet might have to give up all his favorite activities. Fortunately, you can help your best friend regain or optimize his mobility through the right combination of therapies, lifestyle [...]

12 08, 2020

How to Choose The BEST Dog Wheelchair in 2021

By |2021-07-23T09:12:57-04:00August 12th, 2020|Cart Information, Diseases, Health Care|Comments Off on How to Choose The BEST Dog Wheelchair in 2021

If your beloved dog suffers from arthritis, a leg injury, or any other debilitating condition, getting around may be a painful and/or hazardous proposition. Fortunately, you can help your four-legged friend regain mobility and comfort by getting him a top-quality wheelchair that suits his size and situation perfectly. But how exactly do you shop for a dog wheelchair, and what features should you put on your priority list? Here's a helpful guide from pet mobility specialist K9 Carts: How Dog Wheelchairs Work A dog wheelchair seeks to address the same needs as a human wheelchair -- namely, allowing its [...]

15 07, 2020

Arthritis in Cats: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Options

By |2021-01-02T09:16:52-05:00July 15th, 2020|Diseases, Health Care|Comments Off on Arthritis in Cats: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Cats display extraordinarily agility, from those sudden, unpredictable darts across the room to impressive leaps onto and off of high spaces. However, this agility depends on healthy, trouble-free joint function. If your cat has one of the conditions classified as feline arthritis, that agility may gradually disappear, replaced by increasing pain, stiffness, and avoidance of favorite pastimes. Cats who cannot trust their own joints to support their weight comfortably may find themselves unable to get out of harm's way or get the exercise they need. As a cat owner, you have more power to help your struggling feline friend [...]

1 05, 2020

How to Help a Dog With Arthritis: Pain Relief for Hips & Hind Legs

By |2021-04-12T14:12:03-04:00May 1st, 2020|Diseases, Health Care|Comments Off on How to Help a Dog With Arthritis: Pain Relief for Hips & Hind Legs

One of the most common chronic medical conditions people face is arthritis; however, it is important for everyone to note that arthritis is a problem that impacts pets as well as people. Dogs are members of people’s families and it can be heartbreaking to see a dog living in pain. Sadly, this is exactly the situation that arthritis creates. What Causes Arthritis in Dogs? Arthritis is an inflammatory condition in which the body’s immune system is sent into overdrive. When this happens, inflammation gets out of control. This leads to the body breaking down its own cartilage that is [...]

20 08, 2019

3 Common Mobility Issues in Cats and How to Address Them

By |2019-09-11T12:25:21-04:00August 20th, 2019|Diseases, Health Care|0 Comments

How many times have you been minding your own business, reading a book or walking down the hall only to be pounced on by your mischievous cat? Though domesticated, these animals are still hunters at heart, and movement is essential to their quality of life. Though we wish our feline companions could stay sprightly and in perfect physical condition for their entire lives, diseases, traumatic injury, and other health issues can slow them down and making moving around difficult or even painful. To further complicate things, cats don’t like to show weakness. They may hide the fact that they’re in [...]

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