Arthritis in Dogs

Easy, yet critical, things you can do!



It breaks our hearts to watch our beloved dogs suffer from arthritis. Canine arthritis is a painful degenerative joint disease. An estimated 10 million dogs in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis, and 31 percent of dog owners say that bone and joint problems are an issue for their pets. Arthritis is most common in older and large breed dogs. Yet unfortunately arthritis goes undiagnosed since owners attribute the subtle changes in their dogs to old age or slowing down.

Let's get started with the how, what, where, when, of canine arthritis. Here are some facts every dog owner should know about arthritis. . .and some easy, yet critical, things you can do to take away the pain!

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What is Canine Arthritis?


The pain your dog experiences from arthritis is due to the breakdown of cartilage surrounding the joint causing extreme discomfort during movement - same as in humans experiencing arthritis. That is why medication for dog arthritis can be similar to the medication for human arthritis. It is always wise to check with your veterinarian. (click for more)

 

Ways to Tell If Your Dog is Suffering From Arthritis?


How can you tell if your dog has arthritis? Wouldn't it be easy if our beloved pets could actually tell us when they are hurting? But since they cannot speak, they are counting on us to recognize the signs of pain and decreased mobility. (click for more)

 

6 Ways to Help Take Away the Pain!

Diet--Feed your dog a natural diet high in vitamins and minerals essential for proper formation of healthy bones and tissue. Maintaining a proper weight is very important-- it is key that your dog is not overweight. (click for more)

 

Easy Things You Can Do Around the House to Make Your Dog's Life Easier

Here are some important, yet easy, tips that may help your arthritic dog: (click for more)

 

Treating Canine Arthritis Naturally

Canine arthritis is a painful degenerative joint disease. An estimated 10 million dogs in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis, and 31 percent of dog owners say that bone and joint problems are an issue for their pets. Arthritis is most common in older dogs. Yet unfortunately arthritis goes undiagnosed since owners attribute the subtle changes in their dogs to old age or slowing down. (click for more)



Thank you. . .we hope you have found this to be helpful.

The Buddy Beds Team