Dog Arthritis

  • Dog Arthritis Treatment?

    Dog Arthritis Treatment?

    Once arthritis is actually proven, there are many options to help your pet:

  • What Is Dog Arthritis?

    What Is Dog Arthritis?

    Arthritis in pets is most often the result of developmental or degenerative diseases...

  • Relief for dogs with arthritis?

    Relief for dogs with arthritis?

    Senior dogs typically suffer from arthritis, but researchers at a Montreal university may have found a plant that alleviates the disease’s debilitating effects.

  • Owner gives dying dog an epic last meal

    Owner gives dying dog an epic last meal

    After his feast, Lennox enjoyed visiting with his other doggy friends and went on one last walk before Lawrence drove him to the veterinarian’s office.

  • Signs of dog arthritis?

    Signs of dog arthritis?

    Question: What are the signs of pet arthritis? Answer: Signs of arthritis in pets include reluctance to walk or jump, difficulty playing or doing stairs, and trouble rising from a resting position. Limping and crying out in pain may occur. Vague signs can be noticed, such as lack of appetite and restlessness. The diagnosis of […]

  • A guide to canine arthritis

    A guide to canine arthritis

    This article is not meant to replace advice from your veterinarian. If your dog shows signs of canine arthritis, bring him to the vet as soon as possible for an exam. And check with your vet before giving your dog any kind of medication. What is canine arthritis? Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease (DJD), is […]

  • Arthritis and the aging dog

    Arthritis and the aging dog

    The signs of arthritis may be hard to spot. You might notice it takes Fido a little longer to get up in the morning and she seems to have a harder time moving around. Soon you realize that she’s in pain whenever she walks, jumps, or even sits up. It’s difficult enough to accept that […]

  • Dog arthritis?

    Dog arthritis?

    Question: What can I do to ease my aging dog’s arthritis pain? Answer: Osteoarthritis (OA), or degenerative joint disease, is one of the most common ailments of aging dogs. OA pain results from the erosion of cartilage that cushions joints and a decrease in the synovial fluid that acts as a lubricant to the joints. […]

  • Dogs’ hip dysplasia

    Dogs’ hip dysplasia

    Question: Hip dysplasia–is surgery the best option? Answer: Treatment of hip dysplasia and the resulting arthritis may consist of surgery, weight management, medications, or a combination. Young dogs (typically less than a year of age) with a hip dysplasia diagnosis, but no signs of arthritis on x-rays, may benefit from surgery to correct the underlying […]

  • Dog Arthritis

    Dog Arthritis

    How to ease the aches