Dr. Kremer's Animal Chiropractic Blog

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How Do I Prevent Back Pain in My Dog?

One common question I get in my practice: How can I prevent back pain in my dog?  While there are certain breeds that are predisposed to back injuries, there are things that YOU can do to be proactive in the care of your dog's spine.   There are also some common...

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Agility Dog Injuries and Chiropractic

Canine agility owners love their dogs and take excellent care of them.  If you want to see a truly happy dog having a blast, come check out an agility trial. It’s actually quite fun to watch! I won’t go into the specifics of agility, but I will say that it is a...

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How Do I Keep My Geriatric Dog Active?

What is considered geriatric for a dog anyhow? In case you were wondering, here is a chart I grabbed from a Canine Rehab text book*. Typical ages at which Various-Sized Dogs may be Considered Geriatric*                                     WEIGHT         AGE (Mean Avg)...

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How do I know if my pet needs an adjustment?

How do I know if my pet needs an adjustment? This is by far the most common question I get as an animal chiropractor.  I still get the usual, “whaaaaaat?!” reaction often when I tell people I am an Animal Chiropractor.  While chiropractic treatment of large animals...

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How to Strengthen your Dog’s Spine

We are told that we need to strengthen our core to help support the spine. Many people focus on their abdominals and forget about the small group of postural muscles that are KEY in supporting and stabilizing the spine.  While this is important for us, it is also...

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Why is my Dog Limping?

Why is my Dog Limping? While there are many different reasons your pup could be limping. One common cause in small breed dogs is from a luxating patella (kneecap). In a healthy dog, the kneecap moves up and down smoothly in a groove, allowing good biomechanics of the...

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Can my Cat Benefit from Chiropractic?

Can my cat benefit from chiropractic? Yes, even your feline friend can benefit from chiropractic care! Although the majority of my animal practice are dogs, I do work on cats too.   While some cat owners can't imagine their cat allowing me to adjust their spine I...

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