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Why is my dog stiff in cold weather - is it just old age?
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Why is my dog stiff in cold weather - is it just old age?
It’s that time of year again as the nights draw in and temperatures plummet. Many, during winter, experience the bite and misery on their joints associated with the blanket of cold weather. As anyone with arthritis will…
January 8, 2021
All You Need to Know About Joint Supplements
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All You Need to Know About Joint Supplements
You may have heard about joint supplements and be curious about whether they might be of benefit to your pet. Joint supplements are products designed to maintain normal joint health, or to aid in the treatment of joint d…
July 18, 2020 • 21 shares
New study reveals 5 breeds of dog most at risk of elbow disease
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New study reveals 5 breeds of dog most at risk of elbow disease
Recently the results were published from one of the largest studies into elbow disease. Cases were taken from a pool of nearly half a million dogs in first opinion practice in the UK over a one-year period. …
May 11, 2020 • 52 shares
Just stiff, or sore?
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Just stiff, or sore?
One of the most common conditions encountered in practice is arthritis, otherwise known as osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease (DJD). It may be underdiagnosed because many owners may see their older dogs ‘slowi…
December 6, 2018 • 48 shares
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What makes dogs lame, and how can they be helped?
Why is a lame dog lame? The obvious, but incorrect, answer to the question is 'because it has a sore leg'. The correct answer is more complicated, but also quite obvious when you think about it. Firstly, what is a lamene…
April 27, 2015 • 5 shares • 6 comments
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The Drugs Don't Work - Or Do They?
Today I put to sleep a lovely old Collie owned by a lovely man. It was definitely the right decision, the dog was really struggling on his legs and had become very depressed and withdrawn. This is a common senario and ve…
July 30, 2013 • 88 shares
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