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Hip Dysplasia in DogsHip dysplasia is a genetic condition in dogs in which the hip joint does not develop properly. The hip joint...

…total hip replacement or femoral head osteotomy can be done depending on the case. Medical therapy is very common. Conventional treatments include non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( in the aspirin category),opiate pain killers or steroids. New and alternative treatments include physical therapy to build muscle, laser therapy, acupuncture, Chinese and Western herbs, nutraceuticals such as glucosamine, and stem cell therapy. Pet Wellbeing has…

ARTHRITIS IN DOGS AND CATSAt this time of year, with all the cold and damp many people and pets suffer from arthritis.In pets,...

…tests.Treatments for arthritis are varied but focus on a few principles--to reduce pain and to improve mobility. Conventional treatments can include steroids, non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs ( aspirin type drugs), polyglycosaminoglycans ( drugs that prevent cartilage breakdown), glucosamine products, Omega 3 fatty acids and pain killers. Other treatments can include stem cell therapy, herbal therapy, dietary therapy, acupuncture,…

Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen Toxicity in Dogs and CatsI am once more prompted to write about human pain killers and our pets as I...

…to write about human pain killers and our pets as I have seen some more toxic results by well meaning pet owners. Ibuprofen and acetaminophen are common pain relievers used in humans, but are also a frequent source of toxicity in pets. In fact poisoning with these medications is so common that the Animal Poison Control Center has developed a protocol for the treatment of these poisonings in pets.Acetaminophen is a good pain and fever reliever in…

Hip Dysplasia in DogsHip dysplasia is a genetic condition in dogs in which the hip joint does not develop properly. The hip joint...

…total hip replacement or femoral head osteotomy can be done depending on the case. Medical therapy is very common. Conventional treatments include non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( in the aspirin category),opiate pain killers or steroids. New and alternative treatments include physical therapy to build muscle, laser therapy, acupuncture, Chinese and Western herbs, nutraceuticals such as glucosamine, and stem cell therapy. Pet Wellbeing has…

Hip Dysplasia in DogsHip dysplasia is a genetic condition in dogs in which the hip joint does not develop properly. The hip joint...

…total hip replacement or femoral head osteotomy can be done depending on the case. Medical therapy is very common. Conventional treatments include Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( in the aspirin category),opiate pain killers or steroids. New and alternative treatments include physical therapy to build muscle, laser therapy, acupuncture, Chinese and Western herbs, nutraceuticals such as glucosamine, and stem cell therapy. Pet Wellbeing has…

ARTHRITIS IN DOGS AND CATSDogs and cats have an amazing skeletal system that is composed of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments....

…AND PREVENTIONTreatments for arthritis are varied but focus on a few principles--to reduce pain and to improve mobility. Conventional treatments can include steroids, non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs ( aspirin type drugs), polyglycosaminoglycans ( drugs that prevent cartilage breakdown), glucosamine products, Omega 3 fatty acids and pain killers. Surgical treatments such as stem cell therapy may be necessary for some arthritic conditions.…

ARTHRITIS IN DOGS AND CATSDogs and cats have an amazing skeletal system that is composed of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments....

…AND PREVENTIONTreatments for arthritis are varied but focus on a few principles--to reduce pain and to improve mobility. Conventional treatments can include steroids, non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs ( aspirin type drugs), polyglycosaminoglycans ( drugs that prevent cartilage breakdown), glucosamine products, Omega 3 fatty acids and pain killers. Surgical treatments such as stem cell therapy may be necessary for some arthritic conditions.…

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