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Vertigo in Elderly Dogs

Vertigo symptoms and cause Vertigo is a syndrome in elderly dogs that affects balance. Symptoms usually include staggering, a tilting of the head to one side, nystagmus, a rhythmic flicking movement of the eyes, nausea and vomiting. Occassionaly the dog may be unable to standand or most uncommonly roll over and over. Vertigo is not [...]

2017-03-01T01:32:56+00:00Tags: , , , |

Ruptured Cruciate Ligament

The rupture of the cruciate ligament is the most common knee injury in dogs, and most commonly occurs in young, athletic dogs and older, overweight dogs with weakened ligaments. Diagnosing RCL Your veterinarian will perform an orthopedic exam and take x-rays in order to diagnose the problem. The orthopedic exam involves an analysis of the [...]

2017-03-01T01:44:01+00:00Tags: , , , , |