World Arthritis Day: 10 Foods & Supplements That May Help Dogs With Arthritis Pain

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Many natural foods and supplements can be added to your dog’s diet that may provide some relief from the pain of arthritis. October 12th is World Arthritis Day, so it’s a good time to talk about this condition that affects humans and dogs all year round.

Diet becomes especially important for dogs with arthritis because excess body fat strains joints and bones, causing even more discomfort. Moderate exercise, massage, acupuncture, and medication are all tools in addition to certain foods that can help with arthritis pain.

Consult your veterinarian about all of these options before you make any dietary or lifestyle changes and form a plan that works for you and your dog.

Here are ten natural foods and supplements that may work as remedies for arthritis pain in dogs.

What other foods and supplements help with your dog’s arthritis? Have you tried any of these with success? Then let us know in the comments below!

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