How to Help a Dog With Arthritis at Home
Arthritis in Dogs
Arthritis in dogs can be just as painful for them as it is for humans. If you’re living with a dog with arthritis, you may be wondering if there’s anything you can do to ease their suffering.
Canine Osteoarthritis can affect all breeds of dogs, however, it is a particular problem for senior dogs.
While your vet specialist will be able to set a long-term treatment plan, there is plenty you can do alongside this at home to ease your dog’s pain and keep them well.
5 Ways to Help Your Dog With Arthritis At Home
1. Maintain a healthy weight.
2. Keep exercises low impact.
3. Give them a balanced diet.
4. Book a massage.
5. Avoid potential obstacles.
Take a look at our infographic on “How to Help a Dog With Arthritis At Home” for more information on how you can help.
For further help to pet parents, read our guide to arthritis in dogs.
How can Physio Vet help?
We see over 70 arthritis patients at the clinic each week, and treat them using a multi-modal arthritis management programme for managing & improving arthritis patients.
If your dog is dealing with arthritis, and you’d like to increase their wellbeing and quality of life, get in touch with our specialists at Physio Vet to hear about our treatment options.