Current Topic: Does your pet have arthritis?
Arthritis is a chronic joint condition that causes the various parts of the joint to breakdown and become swollen and painful.
Arthritis can form in response to trauma, excessive physical activity, infection, or even from diseases of the immune system.
While arthritis cannot be cured, there are certain steps and treatments that can used to decrease inflammation in the joints, improve mobility and flexibility, and improve your pets quality of life.
Ask your veterinarian for more information on how to control or prevent arthritis in your dog today.
Signs your pet may be experiencing arthritis:
- Decrease in activity or exercise.
- Personality changes.
- Painful when touched.
- Limping or lameness when rising, walking, jumping, or running.