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Arthritis Treatment for Dogs

Arthritis in our canine friends can be easily managed with anti-inflammatories.

What are the symptoms of arthritis in dogs?

Less enthusiastic about going on walks, difficulty getting up and down, limping, and restlessness can all be signs of arthritis. If you feel that your dog is uncomfortable, it’s always best to have them be seen by a vet to determine the root cause.

What causes arthritis in dogs?

The three most common causes of arthritis in dogs are age-related cartilage damage, poor joint confirmation, or a joint injury.

What are some treatment options for arthritis in dogs?

Most patients can be comfortably managed with NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatories), diet, and nutritional supplements. All options can be discussed with your veterinarian.

Can I give my dog Aspirin?

We ask that you do NOT give them human medications. They can lead to serious side effects, such as GI ulceration and liver disease. As a team, we can help you find a solution to help manage your dog’s arthritis.

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Last updated: December 17, 2020.

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions.

We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including pets in need of: vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, parasite prevention, and more.

Starting November 26, 2020, clients are no longer permitted inside the hospital for purchases or appointments (with some exceptions for specific appointments).

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

OPERATING HOURS

Beginning on Monday, September 21, we are available to serve you and your pets during the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am – 7:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Companion Animal Hospital