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Perhaps the most important treatment for lameness of all causes in dogs and cats to emerge is Low Level Laser Therapy or LLLT.  LLLT is more accurately described as photobiomodulation.  Although this term seems a bit daunting if one looks at the individual parts it becomes very logical..  Photo refers to light, bio refers to… Continue reading

Let’s assume that any laboratory abnormalities have been dealt with and that we still have a limping dog or lackadaisical cat and X-rays (radiology or imaging) have revealed arthritis of one or several joints.  There are certain joints that are more typically affected in some species as well as even breeds within these species.  It… Continue reading

When it comes to your dog limping or cat not jumping it is not necessarily age related.  Previously we talked about the various causes for these changes but how do we track it down?  In looking for infectious disease causes for behavioral changes the place to start is with a history and complete physical by your… Continue reading

The above is often heard in conversation with our veterinary clients. While there are multiple causes for musculoskeletal disorders, there is an assumption that with the aging of our pets a reduction in activity and physical capability is to be expected.  It is true that across the spectrum of the animal kingdom there is a decline in physical attributes in conjunction with aging. … Continue reading

In the previous posts we identified signs of heat distress in dogs and cats.  If minor symptoms do not resolve quickly and/or  they progress to those of a more serious nature it is essential that corrective measures be taken quickly.  There are several steps that can be achieved at home while making contact with the closest urgent care… Continue reading

Previously some of the basic care of dogs and cats during these hot summer months were reviewed.  But how do we assess the onset and severity of heat related illnesses in our pets.  There is a broad range of  conditions varying from mild overheating which may only require rest and shelter to full blown heat stroke which can… Continue reading

As the heat of summer descends upon us our pets can enjoy the warmer weather just as we all do.  Not leaving our dog or cat  in a parked car and providing plenty of shade and water are essential.  But we can still exercise and enjoy our pets in the outdoors even during these dog… Continue reading

Learn about the benefits of pet laser therapy explained in a video by Dr. Ronald Hirschberg to the FoxTV reporters. Dr. Ronald Hirschberg Explains Low Level Light Therapy

Posted on August 30th, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pet Laser Therapy