The Basics of Degenerative Joint Disease

By Dr. Steven Allday Also referred to as Osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease is characterized by inflammation of a joint due to deterioration of the cartilage at the end caps of the contacted bones. The amount of destruction of this cartilage determines the degree of arthritis and arthritic changes to the joint and has tremendous bearing […]

A Skeptics Guide to Buying Supplements

Don’t Let Them Rip You Off: The Skeptic’s Guide to Buying Horse Supplements By Dr. Steve Allday A trip down the horse supplement aisle at your local tack store will reveal enough health claims to make your head spin.  If you believed what’s written on the side of every bottle, you’d think these products could make […]

The Unlovable “Black Dog”

You may not realize it, but there is discrimination when choosing which pet to adopt. On average, it takes a black dog or cat four times longer to find its forever home than a colored animal. There are many theories why black pets are harder to adopt, but in my opinion, it’s due to a […]