Guest Post: early detection and preventive measures

W Today, we have another excellent guest post from Dr. Rex Riggs, owner of Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in Powell, Ohio. He is a veterinarian, and an Advisory Board member of Embrace Pet Insurance.

Dr. Riggs writes about the benefits of early detection of disease and wellness care. Some great advice on what you can do to help your pet's quality of life and even help he or she live longer.

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Guest Post: Three Surprising, and Even Excruciating, Dog Accidents

Riggs Today, we have a guest post from Dr. Rex Riggs, owner of Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in Powell, Ohio. He is a veterinarian, and an Advisory Board member of Embrace Pet Insurance. Dr. Riggs writes about orthopedic issues from a small animal practioner's perspective.

Dr. Riggs writes about three dog accidents he's seen in his clinic - from the unexpected to the excruciating. Don't worry though - all the dogs survive thanks to their excellent veterinary care.

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Guest Post: Four Most Common Orthopedic Problems in Dogs

Today, we have a guest post from Dr. Rex Riggs, owner of Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in Powell, Ohio. He is a veterinarian, and an Advisory Board member of Embrace Pet Insurance. Dr. Riggs writes about orthopedic issues from a small animal practioner's perspective.


 

Maji 1yr old happy labrador Orthopedic problems in dogs are commonly seen in a busy small animal veterinary practice. We are becoming a more active society and often include our dog friends in our athletic pursuits. Running, chasing a ball or catching a Frisbee are all great exercise for dogs but can also result in injuries. We are also seeing more purebred dogs with all their great attributes but we also see the less desirable traits that come with that breeding. Many breeds are genetically predisposed to muscular skeletal problems.

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