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Can Too Much Exercise Cause Arthritis in Dogs

Can Too Much Exercise Cause Arthritis in Dogs

Exercise has mental and physical benefits for your canines. It helps them maintain muscle mass, flexible joints, and a good range of motion. Regular exercise has many benefits that your dog will appreciate. As descendants of the wolf family, it is in your dog’s nature to be active.
How to Help Pets with Arthritis Stay Comfortable in the Cold

How to Help Pets with Arthritis Stay Comfortable in the Cold

As a conscientious pet owner, it is important to be aware of your pet’s health issues and how to properly care for them all year round. With winter just around the corner, pets with arthritis need that little bit of extra attention to stay comfortable and warm.
Does My Dog Have Arthritis: Top Signs and Symptoms

Does My Dog Have Arthritis: Top Signs and Symptoms

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, younger and senior dogs can have arthritis. In younger dogs, arthritis can result from tick-borne diseases or trauma. In older dogs, arthritis is a natural consequence of aging.
How Ultrasound Therapy Can Help Pets with Arthritis

How Ultrasound Therapy Can Help Pets with Arthritis

Arthritis is thought of as being a human affliction, but this painful, inflammatory condition can affect our animals too. Arthritis occurs when the cartilage that usually enables joints to move smoothly becomes damaged or changes in some way.
Cavaletti Rails: Pet Rehabilitation Benefits

Cavaletti Rails: Pet Rehabilitation Benefits

Cavaletti rails are used in pet rehabilitation. They are made with a contraption of horizontal rails placed at different distances and heights. The spacings are arranged depending on the requirements for your pet’s rehabilitation. They help during your pets’ physical therapy.
How to Exercise a Dog With Arthritis

How to Exercise a Dog With Arthritis

Dogs should exercise regularly to stay in good health. Nowadays, people get dogs and they try to fit them into their busy lifestyles. A person with a nine to five job rarely gets time to exercise the dog. Unfortunately, the dog may end up with arthritis. When this happens, people may be tempted to let the dog rest and do even less exercise. The fear of exercise only makes the dog’s pain worse. Regular exercise for a dog with arthritis provides the dog with natural pain relief. Here is how to go about it.
Hip Dysplasia in Dogs and How Water Therapy Can Help

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs and How Water Therapy Can Help

Hip dysplasia is a genetic condition affecting dogs, and in particular, large breeds of canine who are more likely to be affected. However, hip dysplasia can affect any size or breed of dog and unfortunately, this painful condition can be extremely debilitating and dramatically reduce a dog’s quality of life.
How Laser Therapy Can Relieve Pain in Pets

How Laser Therapy Can Relieve Pain in Pets

You could be forgiven for thinking that laser therapy is something new to veterinary medicine. However, it has actually been in use for around 40 years, meaning that it has a long history and is proven to have a range of positive effects on the health and wellbeing of animals.
The Benefits of Water Therapy for Pets

The Benefits of Water Therapy for Pets

Hydrotherapy has many benefits. If you are considering hydrotherapy for your pet, below are some of the known advantages of this type of treatment.
How Does Veterinary Acupuncture Work?

How Does Veterinary Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture for pets involves inserting needles into certain places in the pet’s body. This can help to promote a healing response. Each point where the needle is inserted does specific things to the pet’s body. While acupuncture cannot treat every condition, it can work well in some cases. This includes conditions that cause chronic pain for your pet, including some types of arthritis.