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Supporting Senior Dogs: Simple Changes to Make Their Life and Yours Safer and Easier

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” Dr. Dawn Gleason appropriately kicked off this webinar with the above quote from George Bernard Shaw, and although Shaw probably wasn’t referring to dogs, Dr. Gleason showed that his words absolutely apply to our canine family members. A veterinarian and...

Osteoarthritis: An Overview and Treatment Options by Dr. Megan Buchanan

Osteoarthritis, or Degenerative Joint Disease, is a common disease in our older pets. While many owners chalk the stiffness and decreased mobility seen in these pets as just “old age”, they can dramatically impact a pet’s quality of life. Dogs with osteoarthritis rarely vocalize their discomfort with cries or a non-weight bearing lameness. The changes...

The key to maintaining your dog’s healthy joints: A holistic mindset! by Dr. James St. Clair

In my first two blog post here on the Grey Matters Blog we discussed simple signs for you to look for to potentially identify if your dog has joint pain or not. We then introduced the concept of “The Pain Trial,” which all dog owners should know about and be able to discuss with their...

The Pain Trial Concept for Dogs: What is it and why is it important? by Dr. James St. Clair

In my last post here on the Grey Matters Blog, I described the “Silent Signs” dogs show us that they are potentially dealing with chronic pain specifically related to their joints or spine. We discussed that it is critical for us, as pet parents, to change our perception of pain when it comes to our...