Wobblers Syndrome in Dogs: What Is It and What Causes It?
Wobblers Syndrome in Dogs: What Is It and What Causes It?
Wobblers Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects dogs. It is caused by damage to the vertebral column, which can lead to instability and difficulty walking. In some cases, Wobblers Syndrome can be fatal. If you think your dog may have Wobblers Syndrome, it is important to get them checked...
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Low Impact Activities to Do with Your Dog
Low Impact Activities to Do with Your Dog
Do you love spending time with your dog, but don't want to overexert their joints? Are you looking for some low impact activities to do together? If so, you've come to the right place! In this blog post, we will discuss a variety of low impact activities that you can...
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Your Dog Prefers the Floor? Here's Why (and What to Do About It)
Your Dog Prefers the Floor? Here's Why (and What to Do About It)

If you've been struggling to get your dog to lay down on its bed, you're not alone. Many pet owners find this to be a common challenge. There are a few reasons why your dog may prefer the floor over its bed, but there are also some things you can...

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What Makes a Bed a 'Good' Bed for a Large Breed Dogs?
What Makes a Bed a 'Good' Bed for a Large Breed Dogs?

When it comes to choosing a bed for your large breed dog, there are many things to consider. Not all beds are created equal, and not every bed will be the right fit for your pup. In this blog post, we will discuss what makes a good bed for a...

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Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy from Dr. Rachel Mar
Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy from Dr. Rachel Mar
What is Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy? Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy typically affects both legs symmetrically which gives it the characteristic of 'growing pains'. HOD comes on rapidly and the affected dog will stop eating, become lethargic and stand or lay with their head pointed towards their belly.
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What is Hip Dysplasia?
What is Hip Dysplasia?
Dr. Rachel Mar (@thevitalityvet) is a passionate, integrative medicine and Fear Free certified Veterinarian! She is enthusiastic about helping large dog parents manage joint pain, prevent joint issues and help their dogs live their best possible lives!
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3 Ways to Help Your Dog Overcome Fear of Nail Grooming
3 Ways to Help Your Dog Overcome Fear of Nail Grooming
Dogs can sometimes be fearful of having their nails trimmed. This can be a challenge for pet owners, as it is important to keep their nails trimmed in order to avoid health problems. In this blog post, we will discuss three ways that you can help your dog overcome their...
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3 Crucial Reasons to Trim Your Dog's Nails: How to Keep Them Healthy and Happy
3 Crucial Reasons to Trim Your Dog's Nails: How to Keep Them Healthy and Happy
Your dog's nails play an important role in their overall health and well-being. When your dog's nails are long, they can split and tear, which can be extremely painful. In addition, long nails can also put your dog at risk for infection.
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Canine Arthritis Management and Big Barker Live
Canine Arthritis Management and Big Barker Live

  Join Big Barker and Canine Arthritis Management for a very special Facebook Live on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022 at 11 AM EST.  Dr. Hannah Capon strongly believes that by better educating people, including both owners and vets – about the causes, available treatments and ways of managing arthritis –...

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Harnesses and Joint Health: Phoenix Pack
Harnesses and Joint Health: Phoenix Pack
Just like people, dogs can suffer from joint problems. Since one in four dogs will be diagnosed with arthritis, and large dogs are especially prone to joint problems, it is important to take steps to help protect your dog's joints.
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Can pet parents prevent hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD)?
Can pet parents prevent hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD)?

Can pet parents prevent hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD)? Hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD) is a confusing disease, partly because it has so many different names. Also known as metaphyseal osteopathy,  Möller Barlow’s disease, skeletal scurvy, infantile scurvy, osteodystrophy II, and metaphyseal dysplasia. See what I mean?  Very confusing. HOD is a hugely distressing...

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What are the top 3 ways sleep impacts a dog’s health?
What are the top 3 ways sleep impacts a dog’s health?

Dr. Hannah Capon: Canine Arthritis Management (CAM) Canine Arthritis Management (CAM) was developed by Hannah Capon, a veterinary surgeon with wide-ranging experience of working with arthritic dogs, their owners and fellow professionals to create effective long-term management plans. CAM is committed to promoting better care of our aging canine friends....

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