A 7-year-old German shepherd dog named Star has some new pep in her step. She lost part of her right hind leg at birth, leaving her unable to walk comfortably. Then two months ago she was fitted with a customized prosthetic leg. Star’s owner, Elaine Diasparra, says the difference has been drastic. “She’s amazing and she can … Continue reading Prosthetic limbs are changing dogs’ lives
J.McLaughlin held its third sip & shop last week to benefit the Animal Medical Center (AMC). The post-AMC Living Legends Luncheon celebration was hosted by Janet York, AMC Trustee and Quest Magazine. Nearly 80 guests were in attendance, some with their dogs, to ‘shop for the cause.’
Petrendologist Charlotte Reed & Michael Fleck DVM talk with the Animal Medical Center’s Ann Hohenhaus, DVM about heat stroke in pets.
Like the humans who care for them, dogs are not exempt from the battle of the bulge; they, too, struggle with weight gain and the health problems that come along with carrying around extra pounds.
Just like the humans who care for them, dogs are susceptible to numerous age-related issues, which can result in a decline in function. Things like memory, awareness, sight, and hearing can deteriorate as a result of aging.