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The Cause and Treatment of Arthritis in Cats and Dogs

Companion Animal Hospital is one of few veterinary hospitals in Santa Cruz equipped with laser therapy to treat arthritis. What is arthritis? Arthritis is an inflammation of any joint in the body. The inflammation can have many causes. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which can be due to wear and tear on [...]

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 [...]

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