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Arthritis Treatment for Dogs

What are the symptoms of arthritis in dogs?

If your dog is having difficulty getting up, seems stiff, or is liming, these may be symptoms of arthritis.

What causes arthritis in dogs?

Most commonly it comes with age (degenerative changes), although congenital problems or injuries can cause early onset arthritis as well.

What are some treatment options for arthritis in dogs?

There are several treatments for arthritis. More common is the use of NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Alternative treatments such as acupuncture, laser therapy, and joint supplements may also benefit your dog.

Can I give my dog Aspirin?

We do not recommend giving your pet Aspirin without speaking with your veterinarian.

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