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Laminitis – Causes, Clinical Signs, Management and Prevention

Laminitis is quite unlike any other equine disease. Laminitis is a complex cascade of events that causes the soft tissues (laminae) within the hoof to swell, weaken and die. This can all occur before any symptoms are apparent and once the process has started it is extremely difficult to stop. In severe cases it is …

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Arthritis in Dogs

Osteoarthritis or arthritis is a disease involving the deterioration of the cartilage which sits between bones, in the joint space where they meet. The cartilage’s role is to aid movement and absorb the forces which travel down the bones. It cushions the impact of the forces on the bones, and absorbs pressure, meaning your pet …

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