Arthritis is often assumed to be a senior dog disease. While it certainly does strike dogs in their golden years, younger dogs are susceptible, too. Although it’s incurable, treatment can make your dog feel a whole lot better. Here’s what you should know about arthritis in dogs.
Limping and crying out in pain may occur.
There are many ways to help your dog with arthritis pain. Here are a few ideas…
Once arthritis is actually proven, there are many options to help your pet:
Arthritis in pets is most often the result of developmental or degenerative diseases…
Senior dogs typically suffer from arthritis, but researchers at a Montreal university may have found a plant that alleviates the disease’s debilitating effects.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 problem.This procedure–called a […]