Post by Dr. Kristin Kirkby Shaw, DVM, MS, Ph.D., CCRT, DACVS, DACVSMR As a rehab vet, I often get asked the question, “Which is better, swimming or walking in an underwater treadmill?” The answer is that it depends on what […]
The Truth About Canine Arthritis
Canine arthritis is the biggest cause of chronic pain for dogs. It affects at least 1 in 5 dogs (likely even more!).
The best thing we can do for our dogs is to recognize the early symptoms of arthritis and take a comprehensive approach to manage pain.
CARE (Canine Arthritis Resources and Education) is here to help you!
Whether you’re a veterinary professional or a dog owner, CARE offers free, evidence-based resources to identify symptoms and manage arthritis in the dogs we love.
The Good News for Dogs with Arthritis
There are many things you can do to help the dogs in your life stay active and enjoy a high quality of life, whether they have canine arthritis or are at risk for developing it!
But it can be hard to know what really helps. CARE cuts through the noise and clutter, providing free tips and resources that have been shown to make a difference and help you manage arthritis successfully.
From the Blog
Information shared on the CARE website is solely for educational purposes. None of the CARE content is meant to diagnose or treat individual dogs. Dr. Kirkby Shaw does not have a client-patient relationship with all CARE members. If you have questions or concerns about your dog, it is important to address those with your veterinarian. Information on CARE is not intended to replace your relationship with your veterinarian but rather is designed to help facilitate discussions about the best treatments for your dog.
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