It’s Animal Pain Awareness Month

Animal Pain Awareness Month at TLC Pet Hospital

Animal Pain Awareness –

It’s very difficult when we know that our loved ones are in pain, and our pets are no different. There are lots of reasons why a cherished pet might be in pain and having pain awareness can help reduce stress for you and your pet. Certain disease states and post-operative states have a lot of pain involved. Arthritis, degenerative joint disease or hip dysplasia and post-surgery healing may have varying levels of pain associated with them. Just like humans, long term use of drugs can take a toll on mood and other body systems. There are some other options to help long-term pain.Continue reading

Introducing Acupunture

Acupuncture for your pets?

YES! Dr. Gutierrez is available to provide acupuncture to your pet to help with a variety of issues. Acupuncture is an option for your cat or dog’s wellness and comfort. It helps treat musculoskeletal, neurological, allergies and metabolic disease.

Acupuncture is the process of inserting needles into body tissues.

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Introducing K-Laser for Pain Management

K Laser for dog pain management and recovery

We are so excited to introduce the K-Laser

It has versatile applications and gives you some new opportunities to better treat your pet’s condition.

Applications for laser therapy include:

• Treatment of arthritis, degenerative joint disease, or hip dysplasia

• General pain management (sprains, strains, and stiffness)

• Post-surgery healing (spays, neuters, declaws, and other surgeries)

• Skin problems (hot spots, lick granulomas, infections)

• Dental procedures

• Fractures and wounds (bites, abrasions, and lesions)

• Ear infections

Learn more about K-Laser