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arthritis

Are there any diets that can help with arthritis in dogs?
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Are there any diets that can help with arthritis in dogs?
Osteoarthritis is inflammation of the joint or multiple joints, it is chronic, progressive and degenerative. Huh? What does that even mean to me as an owner? Essentially what it means is that arthritis is a long-term dis…
March 7, 2022 • 50 shares
Are there any diets that can help with arthritis in cats?
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Are there any diets that can help with arthritis in cats?
As our cats age they may play less, become more hesitant to jump onto surfaces or sleep more. This is often attributed to ‘old age’ but actually may be down to osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a progressive disease and…
February 24, 2022 • 37 shares
Does glucosamine help arthritis in dogs?
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Does glucosamine help arthritis in dogs?
Glucosamine is an extremely common household supplement name; it wouldn’t be unusual for a stranger in the park to recommend it if you mention you have an arthritic dog. In fact, I have an arthritic dog and on occasion t…
February 8, 2022 • 98 shares
Does weight loss really help with arthritis in dogs?
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Does weight loss really help with arthritis in dogs?
Obesity is a problem that has a high prevalence within the canine population and one of the most common nutritional diseases. A recent study from the Royal Veterinary College suggests that approximately 1 in 14 dogs in t…
February 4, 2022 • 25 shares
Can arthritis in dogs be fixed with surgery?
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Can arthritis in dogs be fixed with surgery?
Arthritis is a common condition that will affect many dogs at some point in their life. One large study (Anderson et al, 2018) found that approximately 2.5% of dogs in the UK are affected every year. This is 200,000 dogs…
December 9, 2021 • 24 shares
Does arthritis in dogs and cats get worse in bad weather?
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Does arthritis in dogs and cats get worse in bad weather?
As the summer sun gives way to the autumn rains and the leaves start to fall, so do the temperatures. Anecdotally, cold damp weather has long been thought of as a contributing factor to making arthritis pain worse in peo…
November 14, 2021 • 76 shares
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