OCD Lesions

OCD Lesions

OCD (or osteochondrosis dessicans) is an orthopedic condition where the cartilage of a developing joint matures abnormally. OCD can occur in any joint, but is especially common in the shoulders and elbows of young, large breed dogs. As a dog grows, cartilage is gradually replaced by bone, a process referred to as endochrondral ossification. With […]

They want to have a play date – A perfect home at last?

They want to have a play date – A perfect home at last?

“Would Kenny like to come live with us?” a question that just about knocked me right out of my socks. I was sitting on the floor next to Kenny massaging a little poodle with a bad back. Megan, the woman that posed this question was a long-time client who had owned a big beautiful old […]