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Dog Arthritis

Arthritis Treatment for Dogs

What are the symptoms of arthritis in dogs?


Symptoms of arthritis in dogs may include being slow to get up from laying down, avoiding stairs, not willing to go on long walks, not jumping or limping.

What causes arthritis in dogs?


Some of the causes of arthritis are having had a previous musculoskeletal injury, natural degeneration of cartilage or autoimmune disease.

What are some treatment options for arthritis in dogs?


Some of the treatment options for dogs with arthritis are Cartrophen injections, dietary supplementation, multi-modal analgesia and therapeutic laser therapy.

Can I give my dog Aspirin?


We do not recommend giving your pet Aspirin. It is not an effective pain medication in dogs, and there are safer medications that are intended for long time use.

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