SUMMARY: A torn ACL in dogs. It’s a common condition, but that doesn’t make it less scary when it’s your dog who is limping. In this ultimate guide, integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby shares tips, information, X-rays, and even a video on diagnosing an ACL tear. By chronicling the story of Bailey, a Labrador Retriever […]
Is your dog afraid of hardwood floors? Dogs who are slipping on smooth surfaces live in fear. So much so, that the dogs’ fear of walking from point A to point B in their homes can affect the way they interact with their families.
If this is true for your dog, let’s dig deeper to understand how a dog’s fear of hardwood floors changes daily routines, lowers confidence, takes a toll on the dog’s body, and clearly impacts quality of life. Most importantly, let’s discuss five solutions that may help your dog.
With the exception of ToeGrips® dog nail grips, the products on the market which address traction-related mobility issues for dogs have one claim to fame—adding friction to the dog’s paws or pads. Adding “paw friction” seems logical, right? In theory, it should reduce slipping. And to some extent, it does. But here’s the thing: for […]