Panosteitis (Bone Inflammation) in Young Dogs

Panosteitis, or hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD), is a bone disease that most often affects the legs of young dogs that are four to eighteen months old. Often referred to as ‘puppy growing pains’, panosteitis has been known to manifest in dogs as young as 2 months and as old as 5 years, although it’s not as…

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Encephalitis (Brain Inflammation) in Dogs

Hearing a big word from your veterinarian is a scary experience, especially when you have no idea what it means. It instantly makes you think the worst: that whatever he just said means you have limited time left with your beloved companion But when it comes to a condition like encephalitis, there is precedent for…

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Serenity

8 months ago she started loosing all the muscle mass on the left side of her skull and her eye was completely sunken in. We consulted a neurologist, and the neurologist thinks she has a tumor wrapping around her masticatory nerve. We started her on a high dose of predisone, which didn’t help at all…

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Annie

Our Annie has irritable bowel and terrible arthritis. We almost lost her earlier this year and she spent a week at the animal hospital. They did not give us much hope so we brought her home to nurse her. I started making her food and giving you her product. She is still with us, happy,…

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Arlo

Arlo developed what was believed to be vaccine associated sarcoma after a routine rabies injection. The tumor was removed during the initial biopsy and then we followed that up with a six week course of radiation, on the vets recommendation. We were told that with that treatment strategy we had an 80-85% chance of remission,…

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Bruce

Bruce has always been a high strung pug, especially with fireworks and loud storms, so on the recommendation of a colleague, I tried Canna Pet and it worked wonders. Later on, Bruce herniated a disc and would have a type of spasm in his rear end as well as inflammation in his spinal canal where…

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Olaf

Olaf ‘s vet guesstimated him to be around 19. , when he was found collapsed in someone’s backyard in the dead of winter, as I do hospice, I agreed to take him, if he survived the hypothermia…he is an awesome little guy, and is very happy, I didn’t expect him ( neither did his vet)…

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Zion

The vet put Zion on Tramadol for pain, but I only ended up giving him 2 tablets as they caused him to be confused and generally just unhappy. Chows can be medication sensitive I’ve learned, and that was clearly the case here. Then a friend recommended Canna-pet. Also a chow owner, she raved about how…

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Buzz Lightyear

Buzz has issues with his right front lower leg which vet says might be shin splints. Always the hunter, Buzz likes to chase rabbits across the Alaskan countryside but as he gets older the rabbits seem to get faster and he pays for it by coming back home limping. He messages leg with his mouth…

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Pancreatitis in Dogs

Pancreatitis is defined as an “inflammation of the pancreas.” When this condition occurs in dogs, it may develop suddenly, since many of the warning signs are not entirely obvious in the beginning stages. Due to its serious nature, it’s important to take heed of symptoms your pup is experiencing and take your pet to the…

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