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Dog Arthiritis

Dog Arthritis

Dog Arthritis is slow to detect and difficult to diagnose.  Unfortunately dogs cannot describe their symptoms to us.  We can only observe their behaviour pattern and remain alert in case it changes.

Canine arthritis does not only affect older dog but younger dogs also.  It is a degenerative joint disorder.  Cats can also be affected.

Cold weather and damp conditions can worsen the symptoms and it can be very painful.

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To treat Dog Arthritis naturally:

Natural therapies include treatments including acupuncture, massage, cold laser therapy, herbs, homeopathics, and nutritional supplements. These therapies work  for both preventing as well as treating arthritis in dogs and cats.

How do conventional veterinarians treat arthritis?

They rely on the daily administration of NSAID medications (NSAID stands for Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs). While they can be effective in decreasing pain, they are associated with a number of side effects including damage to the kidneys, liver, and stomach and intestines. In some cases they can make the arthritis WORSE.  The right treatment will depend on your pet.  More


Treating Canine Arthritis with Glucosamine:

    • Benefits of Glucosamine
    • When to use Glucosamine
    • Finding the right dosage
    • Quality supplements
    • Reduce pain
    • Allergies

 

Inflammation symptoms include:

    • Red skin
    • Swollen joints
    • Limping
    • Reduced alertness
    • Increased periods of sleeping
    • Hip dysplasia

 

There is no cure for arthritis.  However, medication can  reduce pain for your pet and it should always be prescribed by a qualified Vet.  Please do not attend a diagnosis on internet research alone.
One size solution does not fit all and not all information available may be adequate for your pet.

This information is for guidance purposes only, always consult a qualified Vet before administering medication to your dog