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Posted on Jan.07, 2012, under Tutorial
The join cartilage in freely moving joints may degenerate over time, leading to loss of joint movement and in many cases, pain. This condition is characterized by thinning of cartilage, buildup of fluid within the joint, and the formation of bony outgrowths outside the joint. Joint degeneration can be caused by trauma, infection, the body’s own immune system or malformation during development. This leads to inflammation of the joint membrane, continued cartilage destruction and inflammation, and abnormal joint function.
The signs of osteoarthritis in dogs at a young age are acute joint pain and lameness. The acute phase of osteoarthritis is often ignored and osteoarthritis is generally diagnosed later in life when its chronic signs become more significant. In some cases, osteoarthritis signed with wasting away of muscle and scarring of the joint membrane. The dog will often warm out of stiffness when beginning activity but may refuse to perform strenuous activities altogether. If more than one joint is affected the dog may just walk more carefully and slowly or may just become less active altogether. Dogs do not often cry out in pain when affected with arthritis but they may become irritable, nervous and less active generally because they are in chronic pain. Other signs of osteoarthritis in dogs are Stiffness or slowness in rising from a resting position, Frequent yelping or whimpering or lack of vocalization, Reluctance to play, Difficulty climbing stairs, walking, running, or jumping, Behavioral changes such as withdrawal or aggression, Excessive licking of a joint or leg, Change in normal eating habits. If your dog shows any of these signs or just seems to be slowing down and getting old arthritis is a likely cause. (continue reading…)
Posted on Jun.25, 2010, under Veterinary Equipment
Osteoallograft Orthomix is a real bone graft designed specifically for veterinary use. It consists of osteoinductive Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM) and osteoconductive cancellous bone chips. Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that places new bone or a replacement material into spaces between or around broken bone (fractures) or in holes in bone (defects) to aid in healing.
Using bone allograft allows you to avoid autograft procurement and associated morbidity risks. Also, because it not only provides osteoconductive scaffold but also native, osteoinductive growth factors (BMPs), you will achieve faster and stronger bone healing compared with using bone substitutes. (continue reading…)
Posted on May.30, 2010, under Tutorial
Realistically, every living organism consists of an unimaginably large number of cells. provides around the clock every individual for “life” as we consider our dog outside, to take place. The interplay of the various body functions is of utmost importance. A large number of these will, with the help of the hormone system maintained and controlled, it applies when we deal with stress dog needs, it provides the necessary energy conversion and is used in everyday processes such as hunger or thirst are used. Unfortunately, it can also lead to disturbances in this system and can represent our dog reacts with diseases that often have serious consequences for the organism. (continue reading…)
Posted on May.12, 2010, under Tutorial
The Hip Dysplasia is a developmental disorder, which is based on a hereditary predisposition to acetabulum (Note: Deepening the innominate bone, and acetabulum) and femoral head (note: head of the thigh bone) is imported and in insufficient stability of the hip joint leads.
Among hereditary diseases, the Hip Dysplasia is till a indefinite leadership. It concerns mainly medium to large dogs. Many associations are arguing over the best or correct interpretation of radiographs. Here, too, can be covered up and down.
It is instructive to look beyond their own views on the Hip Dysplasia image problems and to read how Americans judge declare the Hip Dysplasia, and what they are doing together, however – unlike the European nations. American dog breeder who brought the animals were suffering mainly from Germany, which imported Hip Dysplasia wave. (continue reading…)
Posted on Sep.11, 2008, under Tutorial
The cause of the shallot poisoning in dogs and cats was the inability of the body to produce enzyme that could digest this material. The dose of poisoning depended on the animal size. Shallot poisoning caused anemia in Heinz body. Heinz body is a small bubble that stood out from red blood cells and could be seen when the cell was colored. This bubble was the weak spot in red blood cells and caused the decline of the living period and dropped or the red blood cells will outbreak before the time. (continue reading…)
Posted on Jun.06, 2008, under Videos
Training a big dog is very important. When your 120-pound dog jumps on your 90-year-old Great Aunt Gilbert it can cause big problems. A big dog also has a different set of problems than someone who has an 8-pound teacup poodle. A big dog can injure you when out for a walk, they can destroy thousands of dollars worth of household goods and more. In this article you’ll discover some important steps to follow to get your big dog under control and listening to your commands. (continue reading…)