Dog 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.

by DogTime
November 12th, 2014

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.

by DogTime Staff
January 28th, 2013

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 […]

by DogTime
June 29th, 2009

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 […]

by DogTime
May 30th, 2009

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 problem.This procedure–called a […]

by Liane O'Hora
May 27th, 2009
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