Sammy & Snickers

Sammy & Snickers, Where The Tales Begin

Allow us to introduce ourselves, we are Sammy and Snickers, two members of the Cole household and the best looking by far. We are here to tell you some stories our mom has been sharing with us about some of her patients. Now we will do…
GDV Bloating
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Let's Talk Bloat - GDV

No I’m not talking about the way you feel after you’ve taken a dive head first into a gallon of ice cream or eaten an entire pizza pie, I’m talking about the terrible condition that can affect animals of all shapes and sizes. Gastric…
Degenerative Myelopathy
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Degenerative Myelopathy: A Deeper Look Inside

Degenerative myelopathy is a disease of the spinal cord in animals, specifically dogs, that has been likened to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in humans. According to the Veterinary Merck Manual: “Degenerative myelopathy{…}is…
Paw Pads & Hot Pavement
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Precious Puppy Paw Pads & Scalding Hot Pavement

Despite not actually breaking eighty degrees yet this summer, I’ve noticed on multiple occasions that the cement we walk on can seem to be like a stovetop. The science behind the heat retention is one thing and what that excessive heat…
Can My Pet Get Sunburnt
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Can My Pet Get Sunburnt?

Now that summer is right around the corner we are spending more time outside as are our animals. Whether your cat loves to lie in the sun, your dog likes to go on long walks on the beach, or your horse prefers to spend his days talking sunlit…
Intervertebral Disk Disease
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The Skinny On Intervertebral Disk Disease

Over the last few months a multitude of clients have come my way with a diagnosis of Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD), in various stages of progression. I’m sure part of it has to do with my profession, as an animal chiropractor…
Paralysis Reversal
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Paralysis & It's Reversal

One condition that truly breaks my heart and has been receiving a bit more notice in the news is animals with paralysis. You often see or hear about dogs with three limbs, cats missing legs, and animals in wheelcarts. The last is usually…
Incontinence & Chiropractic
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Why Does An Adjustment Help With Incontinence?

Normally I like to write about things that don't necessarily directly pertain to chiropractic, however, this post will be a bit different. Lately I've had multiple patients come to me struggling with incontinence issues. These are animals…
Protecting Against Pet Frostbite
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Frostbite: What You Need To Do To Protect Your Furry Friend

Being in the Michigan area we all know how cold it can get during the winter, so we bundle up. Did you ever think how important it is to bundle up your animal too? All those coats, sweaters, and boots aren't just to be fashionable, they…
Weather Changes For Your Pet
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Weather Changes & YOUR Pet...

How will this winter affect your animal? Read more to find out.
Ear Infections and Adjustments
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Ear Infections and Adjustments...Can it Help?

Chiropractic care in humans helps to prevent and lessen the effects of ear infections, can the same be said for small animals too?