Arthritis in dogs of all sizes is all too common. Guest blogger Patrick Mahaney, VMD, a Los Angeles-based integrative veterinarian, shares information about signs and ways to treat this painful disease.
Arthritis pain in dogs is one of the most common reasons dog owners pursue evaluation and treatment with a veterinarian. Arthritis happens when one or more of the body’s joints are inflamed. When untreated, canine arthritis can progress to osteoarthritis (OA) where the cartilage surfaces lining joints is damaged and normal range of motion (ROM) is compromised. - To see the full article, click here.