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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Joint Pain in Dogs: 5 High Risk Factors

Most dogs will suffer from joint disease, but usually the symptoms do not become noticeable until the latter half of their life. Unfortunately some dogs are much more vulnerable to arthritis and joint disease. It is likely that these dogs will suffer the symptoms at a much younger age. Have you noticed any of these…

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