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  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

80% of All US Dogs Will Endure this Agonizing, Chronic Pain Millions of dogs in the USA struggle with stiff, painful joints. 20% of adult dogs (older than 1 year) suffer with arthritis, pain and inflammation in their joints. That’s bad enough, but as dogs...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

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...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

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...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

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...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

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....

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

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...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

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...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

Medication There are a wide variety of medicines available to veterinarians. Their main purpose is to reduce inflammation and manage pain. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medications like Rimadyl, Deramaxx and Metacam can help to maintain a dog’s quality of life. They have a bad reputation because...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

It's a sad fact that dogs who suffer with deterioration of their joint cartilage, need life-long treatment. The good news is that a lot can be done to relieve the painful symptoms and to help prevent further damage. Treatment plans vary depending on the severity...

  • February 12, 2020
  • Helen Kleftis

It's NOT your dog or cat, but the "bad bacteria" in their gut that causes the gas! Watch this video now to discover how you can stop the gas and the smells!