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Should You Be Concerned If Your Dog Is Limping?

Should You Be Concerned If Your Dog Is Limping?

Limping is always a cause for concern! Limping is not normal and usually indicates some type of illness or injury. Because your dog can’t tell you what’s wrong, it’s important to seek veterinary advice. If your dog is limping, you should schedule an appointment at...

Treatments for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Treatments for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip dysplasia in dogs is a genetic disease that causes significant pain and loss of mobility. If you’ve noticed that your dog seems to have trouble moving around, is walking stiffly or bunny-hopping, this might indicate canine hip dysplasia. Bring your dog to Animal...

Signs of Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Signs of Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Canine hip dysplasia is a genetic condition that affects the development of the hip joint. Some types of dogs are more prone to hip dysplasia, but it can affect dogs of any size, age, or breed. This degenerative disease causes great pain and loss of mobility, but...

Identifying and Treating Dog Hot Spots

Identifying and Treating Dog Hot Spots

New pet parents often wonder, what is a hot spot on a dog? If you’ve noticed your dog relentlessly chewing or scratching at one particular patch of skin, your dog might have a hot spot. Hot spots are a common skin infection in dogs, but they can be cured. Because hot...

Helping Your Dog Manage Seasonal Allergies

Helping Your Dog Manage Seasonal Allergies

Did you know that seasonal allergies affect dogs as well as people? If you’ve been noticing sneezing and runny eyes after your daily walks, your dog might have seasonal allergies. Excessive scratching, hair loss, and ear infections also indicate an adverse reaction to...

How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Food Allergy

How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Food Allergy

Food allergies are a common source of misery to humans and canines alike. Dog food allergy symptoms range from vomiting and diarrhea to incessant scratching and ear infections. Allergy testing should be considered for any pet that is suffering from symptoms for more...

Dealing with Arthritis in Senior Pets

Dealing with Arthritis in Senior Pets

Is your senior pet suffering from arthritis pain? Schedule an examination at Animal Care Center of Castle Pines. Our veterinarians are experts in caring for senior cats and dogs. We are committed to ensuring the health and happiness of pets throughout their later...

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