The bones make up the skeleton which give structure to your pet’s musculoskeletal system. Some bones are protective- like the skull bones and rib cage and others are for mobility, like the bones of the legs.
Thursday 29th March 2018
For mobility, bones and muscles work together to form a lever and create movement. Muscles attached to the bones at these rough points, often via tendons. Ligaments attach bone to bone to help create a joint. The bone ends in the joint are lined with cartilage which helps them to glide over each other easily, making the movement smooth and pain free.
Understanding degenerative myelopathy in dogs: Care tips for your canine companion Degenerative myelopathy is a progressive neurological disorder that affects the spinal cord of dogs, leading to hind limb weakness and paralysis. By understanding its symptoms, progression, treatment options, and ongoing research, you can navigate the challenges posed by this condition with confidence and provide the best possible care for your furry friend.
Making muscles to manage hip dysplasia! Goldie puppy Fan Shu builds strength and stability. When we met Fan Shu as a puppy at 10months of age, he had both severe hip dysplasia and a shoulder injury causing deformity and pain. Luckily, he was adopted and his pet pawrents bought him to us to first help with pain and then create an exercise plan to keep him both comfortable and build him up to be fit for life.