What does arthritis mean for my dog? Dogs, like their owners, can develop arthritis in any of their joints. A common statistic is that 20% of dogs will develop arthritis, but most veterinarians believe that number is actually much higher. […]
What is Arthritis
Arthritis is the NUMBER ONE cause of chronic pain in dogs. And unfortunately, chronic pain is one of the main reasons that dog owners will make the heartbreaking decision to let their baby go.
While arthritis isn’t (yet!) curable, there is SO MUCH you can do to help your dog to live a happy, active, healthy life. By taking steps before your dog develops chronic pain, you can help them have a much better quality of life for years to come.
There are things you can do to delay the onset of arthritis and many ways to manage pain and help your best friend stay active. In this section, you’ll learn about what arthritis is, as well as some common conditions that lead to arthritis.
Hip Dysplasia (HD) is a type of developmental orthopedic disease and a common cause of lameness in dogs. Hip Dysplasia is a condition that dogs are born with that eventually leads to arthritis in the hip. Hip Dysplasia Overview The […]