• How To Help Your Pet Recover From Surgery
    Surgery, while often necessary to improve your pet's health, can be a stressful experience for both you and your animal companion. The good news is that there are steps you Read more
  • The Importance of Nutrition in your Dog's Diet
    Proper Diet for Your Dog's Injury Recovery When your pet suffers an injury, proper nutrition can play an important role in their healing process. A well-balanced diet can help provide your Read more
  • Now Offering Essential Oils for Your Pets Overall Health and Well-Being
    What are Essential Oils? Essential oils are compounds extracted from aromatic plants that been used for thousands of years to enhance health and well-being. There are many types of essential oils Read more
  • Canine Massage
    What is canine massage?   Massage is the application of specific hands - on techniques to help restore natural movement. There are several ways that your dog can benefit from massage Read more
  • At-Home Exercises for Your Pet
    Like humans, pets need daily exercise to stay fit and healthy. Yet, how much training does your pet need, and what activities can you do at home? Everything from short Read more
  • Maintaining Your Pet's Healthy Weight
    There are many health problems and conditions that can be caused or made worse by a pet holding onto extra weight. Part of pet care is to oversee your pet's Read more
  • Laser Therapy for Pets
    As a pet parent, you likely want exceptional care for your furry friend. At Pawsitive Strides Veterinary Rehabilitation and Therapy, we understand how much your pet means to you, and Read more
  • Benefits Your Pet Will Receive From Massage Therapy
    Everyone loves a good massage. Have you ever thought about pursuing a massage for your pet? Massage therapy for pets is increasing in popularity as part of a regular pet Read more
    The acronym TPLO stands for tibial plateau leveling osteotomy. This is a surgical procedure performed on dogs who have suffered from a cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) tear, which is very Read more
  • CCL in Dogs
    Your dog is running about, and suddenly cries. You rush over to see your dog limping and looking scared. Your dog has suffered a rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament, Read more
  • ACL Tears in Dogs
    CCL in Dogs Imagine, your dog is running about, and suddenly yelps. You rush over to see your dog limping and looking scared. What if your dog has suffered a rupture Read more
  • How Can an Underwater Treadmill (Hydrotherapy) Help Your Pet?
    Technology allows us to live longer and happier lives, and that applies to our pets too! At Pawsitive Strides Veterinary Rehabilitation and Therapy, our veterinarian in Des Moines uses a Read more
  • How Physical Therapy Can Help Fractures
    Pet Physical Therapy for Fractures When your pet is suffering from an injury, it can be difficult and scary. Bone fractures are a common injury and can be very painful for Read more
  • Pet Acupuncture
    Pet Acupuncture in Des Moines Pet acupuncture was invented decades ago and is an effective alternative treatment method for various conditions affecting pets. Is your pet feeling unwell? Bring him to Pawsitive Read more
  • Pet Arthritis FAQs
    Pet Arthritis FAQ Pet arthritis is a degenerative disease that affects the joints. As your pet grows older, the healing process that keeps the joints moving easily isn’t able to keep Read more

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