Questions About Arthritis
There are several different types of arthritis, and some can be caused by injury. But some people believe arthritis is a natural deterioration and should be expected with old age. This is not true and this type of arthritis can be avoided. Prevention is of course better than cure - but read more here on how to deal with arthritis.
You should not take a dog for long walks if they are suffering from arthritis, but short, gentle walks should help an arthritis dog. These should be combined with appropriate treatment. Read more about walking a dog with arthritis.
There are some general signs of arthritis that your dog will display if they are suffering from the condition. These are to do with sleeping, walking, tail wagging, toileting , eating, grooming and their general temperament. To understand these indications in detail read about signs of arthritis in dogs.
Some types of arthritis are caused by injury or infection. Find out more about septic arthritis - it is a dangerous condition.
Degenerative arthritis is not inevitable. Read more about how to prevent arthritis in cats.
Arthritis is not necessarily caused by injury or old age. It can be due to the environment they experience and the food and drink they consume. This means you are control of your dog's health. Read more about arthritis in dogs.