19 Health

Does Glucosamine Help Dogs With Hip Dysplasia?

 Glucosamine is a naturally occurring substance in your dog’s body, in your body as well. And the highest concentration of glucosamine is found...
Dr. Sarah Wooten Dr. Sarah Wooten
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Can A Dog With Hip Dysplasia Run?

 A dog with hip dysplasia can definitely run. It just depends again on how severe the disease is. Sometimes a dog will want...
Dr. Sarah Wooten Dr. Sarah Wooten
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Could “Dog Jail” Ease Your Dog’s Intervertebral Disc Disease?

Big Barker’s consulting veterinarian Dr. Sarah Wooten recently participated in a continuing education seminar given by Dr. Theresa Pancotto at DVM360’s Fetch Conference. Dr....
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
2 min read

What’s the Link Between Nutrition and Your Dog’s Arthritis?…

Osteoarthritis (OA) is considered to be the number one cause of chronic pain in dogs. According to the literature, at least 20% of dogs...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
2 min read

Canine Got Arthritis? Cutting-Edge Stem Cell Therapy Is For…

Regenerative medicine is one of the fastest growing areas of research and development in veterinary medicine for the treatment of osteoarthritis, and if you...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
4 min read

Large Breed? Early Spay or Neuter? The Major Health…

A cancer diagnosis for your dog can be downright scary—especially when you don’t know what to expect. Big Barker’s consulting vet, Dr. Sarah Wooten,...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
3 min read

What Would You Say To A Highly Effective Treatment…

We understand how heartbreaking it is when your dog is diagnosed with arthritis. Your formerly happy, exuberant pup may be increasingly grumpy, hesitant to...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
3 min read

Penn Vet’s Dr. Kara Brown Talks to Big Barker…

Big Barker’s consulting veterinarian, Dr. Sarah Wooten, continues her interview series with this discussion with Dr. Kara Brown, Resident Fellow, Large Animal Cardiology & Ultrasonography, University of...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
3 min read

Canine Joint Disease and Pain Management: Big Barker Interviews…

Big Barker’s consulting veterinarian, Dr. Sarah Wooten, kicks off her interview series with a very special interviewee—Dr. Kimberly Agnello, Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania....
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
3 min read

Disturbing Pressure Mapping Study Results

Purpose: Armed with a state of the art Tactilus pressure mapping sensor, we were able to CLEARLY demonstrate what your dog is feeling when lying...
Eric Shannon Eric Shannon
1 min read

Taking Care of a Dog After Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Mick, a huge Big Barker Fan, is on the mend following two hip dysplasia surgeries.  If your dog has just had surgery for hip...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
2 min read

Customer Review: Mary Timmons, Home Away From Home Animal…

My dog, Piggy, is a gorgeous American bulldog mix, and she has the sweetest spirit of any dog I have ever known. She is...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
4 min read