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Dr. Marie Bartling

Pain can occur at any point in a dog's life . . . even in puppyhood. Sometimes it's obvious to spot; however, at other times, your dog may not be letting you know they're in pain. Subtle changes in behavior can be a clue.

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Guest

Dr. Marie Bartling

Hosts

Mark Drucker and Drew Webster

Producer and Editor

John LaSala

SHOW SPONSORS

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GUEST BIO

Dr. Marie Bartling graduated as a veterinarian from Colorado State University in 2005. She has worked in all kinds of practices, from Mexico to Alaska, on animals that range from horses, pigs and goats to dogs and cats.

Over the last 10 years her practice has evolved into a focused integrative rehabilitation and pain management practice for dogs and cats where she uses joint injection therapy, myofascial care, chiropractic care, acupuncture and exercise programs in conjunction with medicatication and surgery to restore the physical health of pets.

SUMMARY

In our conversation, Dr. Marie Bartling discusses the different kinds of pain that dogs can experience and how to recognize the signs of pain in dogs. She emphasizes the importance of observing dogs’ behavior and movement to identify any changes that may indicate pain. Dr. Bartling also shares tips for prevention and encourages pet owners to be vigilant and proactive in monitoring their dogs’ wellbeing. The conversation highlights the need for early intervention and proper diagnosis to address pain in dogs effectively. Her goal is to reduce medication gradually when possible. The conversation also covers best practices for pain prevention and how to choose supplements.

CHAPTERS

00:00 Show opening

03:18 General Prevention Tips

07:40 Identifying Different Kinds of Pain

08:40 Recognizing Signs of Pain in Dogs

14:57 The Importance of Observing Dogs

20:46 Buzzwords and Labels Associated with Pain

27:04 Observing Dogs’ Sitting, Standing, and Movement

33:47 Subtle Cues of Pain in Dogs

40:42 Do Dogs Get Sciatica?

49:32 Understanding and Addressing Pain in Dogs

58:14 Case Study: Blue’s Journey to Pain Management

01:12:12 Preventing Over-Exercise and Physical Strain

01:22:05 Choosing and Trusting Supplements

01:29:15 Practical Daily Tips for Prevention

LINKS

Dr. Marie Bartling’s website: Helpspotrun.com

International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management

National Animal Supplement Council – NASC

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