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Nine Unusual Signs Your Dog is in Pain

When you suspect your dog is in pain, it makes sense to look for the usual suspects – a limp, a cut, a spot that makes your pet yelp when you touch it. However, dogs instinctually… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2014/07/signs-your-dog-pain/

Why won’t my dog eat after surgery?

Surgery is kind of a big deal. Even some non-invasive procedures, such as an MRI and ultrasound, still require full anesthesia, and it’s never fun waking up from that induced slum… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2014/06/why-wont-my-dog-eat-after-surgery/

How to Choose a Vet for New Pet Owners- 5 Things to consider

Wondering how to choose a vet? Immediately after making the well thought out or spontaneous decision to choose to raise a pet, new pet owners are faced with many short and long t… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/10/how-choose-vet-new-pet-owners-5-things-consider/

Why is my dog limping all of a sudden?

When your best friend starts limping for no reason that you can see, it can be hard to determine the cause.  Most cases of sudden lameness that just involve a limp resolve by them… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/09/why-my-dog-limping-all-sudden/

Innovative treatments for Dachshund back problems

The very physical attributes that make them unique are also the source of many Dachshund back problems.  Like other long-bodied dogs, Dachshunds face injury from jumping, excessiv… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/08/dachshund-back-problems/

Dachshund health problems

Dachshunds are working dogs, bread from the beagle family to chase and root out burrow-dwelling animals such as badgers. Like other long-bodied dogs, many Dachshund health problem… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/03/dachshund-health-problems/

Veterinary acupuncture: choosing a veterinary acupuncurist for your pet

A decade ago, you may not have heard of acupuncture let alone thought about using it on your pet. Nowadays, the benefits of a good veterinary acupuncturist are becoming more widel… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/02/veterinary-acupuncture/

New study suggests neutering affects a dog's health

A new study from University of California, Davis, suggests that neutering--and the age at which a dog is neutered--may affect the animal’s risk for developing certain cancers and … http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/02/neutering/

New years resolution: a regular pet check up

When it comes to you and your pet's health, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Sadly, a regular pet check up is something fewer and fewer owners are doing. The perce… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2013/01/pet-check/

Fat dogs slim down with pilates and treadmills

As obesity rates have skyrocketed in the U.S. in the past decade, an epidemic of fat animals is following suit. Nearly 53 percent of adult dogs are classified as obese by their ve… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/10/fat-dogs/

Can dogs get the flu?

Can dogs get the flu? Cats too? We know Fido and Fluffy tend to get sick once in a while--usually it's from eating something they shouldn't have. But new research proves that ou… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/10/can-dogs-get-flu/

How grooming can save your pet's life

A trip to the groomers can do more for your pet than make her look runway ready. Regular grooming puts your pet in front of a trained eye that can detect changes in his behavior a… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/09/grooming/

AVMA warns against BARF diet and raw food for dogs

Have you heard of a raw diet for dogs? Some pet owners and vets believe that feeding a dog natural raw foods more closely mimics what they are evolutionarily equipped to eat and p… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/09/barf-diet/

Obsession with "cute" fat animals puts them at risk

Let's face it, pudgy, fat animals can be pretty darn cute. How else can you explain the national obsession with the obese kitty celebrity, Meow? He waddled around, got stuck in th… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/08/fat-animals/

Animal care in hot weather

Finally! Summer is here and you and your furry friend can enjoy frolicking in the outdoors. Unfortunately, if you live in the two thirds of the U.S. that is experiencing record he… http://www.assisianimalhealth.com/blog/2012/07/animal-care/

 
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