Category Archives: Overall Wellness

The Importance of a Healthy Weight in Dogs

Why Your Dogs Weight Matters Maintaining a healthy weight is more than just looking good, a “healthy” weight is well…healthier.  Correlations between obesity and other health concerns for dogs and cats are plentiful and include: poor quality & quantity of life, osteoarthritis, Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD), diabetes, urinary disease, effects the lungs and heart, and…

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What is Canine Hydrotherapy?

Canine Hydrotherapy |Orlando, FL What is Hydrotherapy for Dogs? Hydrotherapy for dogs simply put, is the usage of water for the treatment of injury or illness to dogs. Water makes the body float, so when submerged, the weight of a dog’s body is fully supported. This means the dog is not fighting any gravity. The…

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You & Your Dog’s Relationship with a Hydrotherapist

Your Healthcare Team Your healthcare team should comprise of at least your veterinarian and your hydrotherapist, and can include additional professionals such as vet rehab therapist, nurses, vet technicians and a nutritionist. You may also include a trainer! A good vet and hydrotherapist are crucial members, they will work together to make sure that the…

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Vestibular Disease in Dogs

What is Vestibular Disease? We understand a ‘stroke’ from human medicine as a sudden hemorrhage or blood clot to an area of the brain that can lead to weakness, paralysis, potential loss of speech and cognitive functions and potentially, death.   While it is not impossible for dogs to develop bleeding problems in the brain, the…

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Pet Hemp Oil for Pain Management

Hemp Oil (CBD) for Pain Management in Dogs In the last couple of years the popularity of cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded in popularity for dog owners seeking to manage pain, anxiety, inflammation, panic and many other mental and physical health concerns for their pets. CBD is often deemed by some as a miracle supplement, capable of…

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Oral Health: Not Just For Humans February is National Pet Dental Health month, and when your beloved pup is due for their oral health exam, there are usually always warning signs alerting you. From smelly breath, to lost teeth or even changes in their eating and chewing habits, you will know it is time to…

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7 Habits of Inspiring Dog Parents

Dip'n Dogs Owner Rachel, her husband and their two dogs, Lola & Leo Yes, we are crazy dog parents to the fullest-in a good way! You know, the ones that are obsessed with their dogs and love to talk about dogs, and schedule their lives around their dogs, have careers catered to dogs, dream about…

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Hemp Oil for Pain Management in Dogs

CBD for Pain Management in Dogs In the last couple of years the popularity of cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded in popularity for dog owners seeking to manage pain, anxiety, inflammation, panic and many other mental and physical health concerns for their pets. CBD is often deemed by some as a miracle supplement, capable of curing nearly…

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Why Having a Dog is Good for Your Health!

Dogs not only bring joy to our lives, but current research finds that having a dog is good for our health and overall well-being. There are constant studies analyzing the human/dog bond and provided below are many reasons and explanations as to why canines are essential for our lives! Physical Exercise Increases The older we…

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How To Protect Your Dog from Fleas & Ticks

Summer is almost here and along with the rising temperatures comes the rise in fleas and ticks. Keeping your dog safe is of the utmost priority during these especially warm months because of the potential threat of these pests! Here in Florida, flea and tick season takes place all year round, however the risk of…

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