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Exercises for paralysed pets

When a dog has a spinal operation or has recently had some spinal trauma, its very important that we do exercises that will assist with neural recovery. These exercises involve the feet or paws touching the ground in a weight bearing position. Even if your pet is unable to hold their weight just the fact […]

Magnetic pet pad changes Mylas life!

Myla mobile and off all her pain meds after a few days on the magnetic pet pad

“It is amazing to see the improvement she’s shown because of this incredible product!! Dear Holistic Vet team A month ago I was completely desperate! My husky GSD x girl had suddenly had a personality change, becoming grumpy, not playing anymore and not eating. After a visit to the hospital she was diagnosed with bone […]

5 reasons your pet needs shoes or socks

1)      If you have slippery floors eg wood, tiles, laminate. In older dogs with muscle weakness or arthritis the tread on the shoes helps with grip and gives them a lot more confidence when walking Postoperatively: when we don’t want them to slip and injure themselves or damage the surgical site. Neurological cases: eg  disc […]

Living with Arthritis. How can you help make your pets’ life a little easier?

Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common type of arthritis in animals. Over time, the cartilage that cushions the joints starts wearing away until the subchondral bone gets exposed. Inflammatory mediators get released into the joint causing inflammation and pain. Even with treatment, arthritis makes it difficult for your pet to deal […]