Archive for February, 2018

Mimi’s Rehab Journey – Week 2

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Last week we met Mimi a 10 year old Whippet. At the beginning of 2018 Mimi had Orthopedic surgery on her knee, and on February 16th she started rehab. Mimi is in week two of her rehabilitation journey and we will be working with her for four more. She has continued using the laser, cavaletti poles, a balance board, and our in-house underwater treadmill. Mimi continues to get stronger every week and as you can see from the picture, very much enjoys her therapy sessions with Angela, our Licensed Veterinary Technician here at Greenbriar!

Mimi’s Rehab Journey – Week 1

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This is Mimi, she is a 10 (almost 11 year) old Whippet. At the beginning of 2018 Mimi had Orthopedic surgery on her knee, and on February 16th she started rehab. Mimi is in week one of her rehabilitation journey and we will be working with her for five more. The first week of rehab included using the laser, cavaletti poles, a balance board, and our in-house underwater treadmill. In her free time Mimi enjoys giving kisses, cuddling, and sleeping under blankets. One of her favorite activities is running. With the help of rehab, we will have her up and…

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5 Signs Your Dog or Cat May Need a Dental Cleaning

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Bad Breath Dental plaque and tartar harbor millions of bacteria. These bacteria cause that horrible smell when your pet goes to give you kisses. Contrary to the myth, a dog’s mouth is NOT the cleanest part of their body.   Reluctance to eat, especially dry food When tartar builds up below the gum line where we can’t see it, it can make the gums irritated and painful. This may lead your pet to not to want to crunch on food they usually enjoy or they may not play with toys they usually play with.   Excessive drooling When the mouth…

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