pet health

Veterinary Technology Trend: Assisi Loop

Doctors at CHAI have been using Assisi Loop therapy in patient treatment plans for the past two years. What is an Assisi Loop? How does it work? What conditions can it treat? Read on for more information. In veterinary medicine, Assisi devices have been used to treat arthritis, tendonitis, laminitis and other known inflammatory conditions.  Assisi Loop technology derives from PEMF technology, approved by the FDA for the treatment of post-operative pain and edema. Studies have demonstrated that the Assisi Loop technology is at least… 

Maintaining Healthy Weight for Pets

Today, I want to talk about a subject that makes a lot of people, even medical professionals, uncomfortable. It’s something that our society has made such a forbidden, never-to-be-spoke of topic that it can be difficult to get the information that is vital to keeping our furry loved ones healthy and functional. I want to talk about the thing that nobody wants to talk about, which is fat animals and maintaining “healthy weight” for pets. One measure of how awkward we feel about discussing something… 

Plants For Your Garden That Are Good For Your Dog

There are lots of guides out there on plants that are bad or even poisonous for your dog. But what about the ones that can have actual health benefits? Create a holistic, healthy herb garden right here in Chattanooga, with our guide to some of the best plants for your pet. Before you start buying barley grass and getting ginger, however, take a hour or so to make sure your garden is dog-friendly. Leave a water bowl in a shaded area, stop purchasing pesticides and… 

What’s Wrong With Kibble?

Before you Google, “what is the perfect food for my pet” please understand that there is a lot of well-intended misinformation out there. What works for your neighbor’s pet may not be what is appropriate for your pet. What helped your friend’s pet who has the same medical condition as your pet may not be right either. There are many factors that go into preparing a diet plan for each individual pet just as there are many factors that go into preparing a diet plan… 

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