Edmonton Holistic Veterinary Blog
An interview with Steve Marsden
A while back, Dr. Steve was featured in the journal of the American Herbalist Guild for his unique background of treating both animals and humans. To read more about him, our clinic, and our modest hopes for helping usher in a new era of veterinary medicine, read all about it here!
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Police Dog Update
Dr. Matthew Fricke, veterinarian for Bronko the police dog stricken with degenerative myelopathy, recently updated us regarding his condition:
Bronko is doing very well (touch wood). He has remained on the job until his proper retirement date this November, and has had more than an extra year since his initial decline. He is happy, active, and comfortable,... [More...]
Animal Acupuncture: More Pets Get the Point
The National Geographic News featured an article on animal acupuncture sometime back, which has just resurfaced. Click here to learn more about how acupuncture is increasingly attractive to veterinarians and owners alike as an option for managing difficult problems.
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To Paralysis and Back: a dog’s diary
February 1, 2012
Chester, a beloved ten year old mixed breed pup, became acutely paralyzed at his acreage home west of Edmonton. Chester had slipped a disc in his neck and become completgely quadriplegic within a couple of hours.
His owners, Sandra and Robert, were devastated. Chester had never been to see a veterinarian in his life, but Sandra... [More...]
Chinese Medicine Keeps Police Dog on the Job
Bronko back on active duty after help from Dr. Marsden
A German Shepherd police dog is still on the case in Oregon after almost losing his career to a crippling condition known as degenerative myelopathy. For “Bronko”, it was a rapid decline, from award-winning police dog to beginning to not feel his hind legs, all in the space of a couple of... [More...]