Dr. McFaddin’s Handouts and Articles

How Much of a Dog’s Personality Comes From Their Owner?

Nov 15, 2019

You may know dogs and people whose personalities are mirror images of each other: a low-key pet parent with an equally mellow…

Valerian Root for Dogs: Does it work?

Nov 15, 2019

If your dog is terrified during thunderstorms or becomes anxious when left home alone, valerian root may offer relief. It’s an herbal…

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Nov 14, 2019

I frequently hear clients say his or her dog is just getting older, and that is why they have started peeing or…

Pain in Veterinary Patients

Nov 13, 2019

Simply put pain is the worst. Pain is so awful our brains frequently try to shield us from the memories of pain.…

Thunderstorm and Nosie Phobia in Dogs

Nov 13, 2019

Thunderstorm and Noise Phobia in Dogs Written By: Lisa Pinn McFaddin, DVM, GDCVHM, CVSMT, CCOAC, CVA, CVFT A fear response can be…

Veterinary Acupuncture

Nov 13, 2019

Lisa Pinn McFaddin, DVM, CVA, CVFT What is Acupuncture? The term acupuncture is from the Latin, “acus” meaning ‘needle’ and “punctura” meaning ‘to prick’. Acupuncture is the treatment of conditions or symptoms by the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body in order to produce a response. Acupuncture points can also be stimulated without the use of needles, using techniques known as acupressure,…

Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy

Nov 12, 2019

INDEPENDENT HILL VETERINARY CLINIC VETERINARY SPINAL MANIPULATION THERAPY Lisa Pinn McFaddin, DVM, CVMST, CCOAC, CVA, CVFT What is Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy?…

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