Managing a Collapsed Trachea with Dr. Judy Morgan

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Collapsed trachea is an extremely common condition for certain dog breeds, but many dog parents don’t understand what it is or how to treat it. In this episode of Your Natural Dog with Angela Ardolino, we’re joined by Dr. Judy Morgan, an incredible integrative veterinarian for 36 years, certified and accredited veterinary acupuncturist, chiropractitioner, and food therapist. Dr. Judy and Angela discuss the causes and symptoms behind collapsed trachea and collapsed bronchus in dogs, empowering pet owners to recognize the signs early, understand the contributing factors, and proactively manage their dog’s health with environmental changes, diet, and other holistic methods. 

Episode Recap:

  • What causes collapsed trachea? 
  • Pollen and other allergies can make this issue worse 
  • Collapsed trachea will continue to get worse over time if untreated  
  • Certain breeds like Yorkies and Maltese are especially prone 
  • Do collars make collapsed trachea worse? 
  • What are the symptoms, and how is it diagnosed? 
  • Issues with conventional treatment of tracheal collapse
  • How managing your dogs weight can help
  • Natural supplements for collapsed trachea
  • Electro acupuncture can help stimulate the collapsing muscles 
  • Great air quality is especially important for dogs with collapsed trachea 
  • How to connect with Dr. Judy Morgan 

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About Angela Ardolino

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Angela Ardolino is a holistic pet expert and educator who has been caring for animals for over 20 years. Angela owns and operates Fire Flake Farm, an animal rescue. She’s also the founder and formulator of CBD Dog Health, which offers high quality, all-natural cannabis health and wellness products for pets; and MycoDog, which creates and produces high-quality medicinal mushroom and adaptogen tinctures specifically for pets.

Accordingly, she has used CBD Dog Health’s CBD for Dogs, and now MycoDog mushrooms for dogs, on all her pets at her rescue farm every day since 2016. Angela’s pack includes rescues Jolene, Maza and Rhemi. In addition, she has 4-10 more any time she is fostering or boarding. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and the Veterinary Cannabis Association. In fact, Angela has educated hundreds of medical doctors and veterinarians on the therapeutic uses of medical cannabis on animals.

About Dr. Judy Morgan

dr judy morgan naturally healthy pets experience Dr. Morgan grew up in Pitman and Woodstown, NJ, where she graduated high school as valedictorian in 1977. In 1980 she graduated from Rutgers with a Bachelor of Science and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. Dr. Morgan is also a certified and accredited veterinary acupuncturist, chiropractitioner, and food therapist.

After 36 years, Dr. Morgan retired from clinical practice in 2020. She now focuses on speaking, creating educational content, online consultations for clients, and her webstore.

She is a best-selling author of five books, hundreds of online and print magazine articles, and hosted her own Naturally Healthy Pets radio show on DreamVisions7 Radio network for two years. She has been featured on Fox News, local cable television, CNN, PBS, ABC, CBS, and as a guest on over 200 radio shows. Her goal is to change the lives of over ten million pets by educating and empowering pet owners worldwide in the use of natural healing therapies, minimizing the use of chemicals, vaccinations, and poor quality processed food.