Arthritis and Joint Pain Treatment For Dogs: Physical Therapy

Many large veterinary practices employ certified rehabilitationists, who deliver an almost bewildering range of therapies for dogs who have suffered injury or disease affecting the muscles, bones, ligaments, or tendons of the body. Discuss these scientifically based programs with your veterinarian to see which may benefit your dog. Acupuncture In veterinary acupuncture, hair-thin needles are…

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How Painful is Your Home For A Dog With Joint Pain?

A home can become a painful place for a dog suffering from osteoarthritis and joint pain. How To Make Your Home More Comfortable Even fully fit dogs struggle to get traction on wooden, tiled and vinyl floors. With weak, stiff joints every slip is painful and you may notice they become reluctant to enter a…

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Exercise For Dogs With Arthritis and Joint Pain

Controlling a dog’s weight is most important factor in treating joint problems. Overweight dogs suffer from joint problems at an earlier age. Their extra weight increases the stress on their joints, accelerating their decline and causing more intense pain. The Other Crucial Factor Is Exercise. Dogs are born to be active. Their ancestor’s roamed large…

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How Healthy is Your Dog’s Diet?

52.6% of US dogs are overweight or obese according to a study carried out by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). Overweight dogs suffer from joint problems at an earlier age. Their extra weight increases the stress on their joints, accelerating their decline and causing more intense pain. Veterinarians know that dogs at the…

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Dog Joint Pain: How To Immediately Help Your Dog

Arthritis and joint problems develop slowly, making it easy to miss the early symptoms. Unfortunately your dog’s natural lust for life makes it even harder, because they love being active and will continue to walk, run and play despite being in pain. Our Dogs Can’t Tell Us When Something’s Wrong! It’s up to us to…

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