Tag Archives: osteoarthritis

Canine Hip Dysplasia

One of the main reasons that dogs develop lameness in one of their rear legs is because of canine hip dysplasia. His quality of life will significantly be affected, as the condition can be quite painful much like osteoarthritis. Breeds that are naturally large are highly susceptible to developing this condition. These include Rottweilers, St. Bernards, and German Shepherds. There

Read more

Canine Osteoarthritis

Canine osteoarthritis is a condition in which the joints slowly deteriorate over time. Bone, soft tissue, and cartilage will become inflamed and deteriorate slowly. Bone growths or spurs can also form around the joints due to the inflammation. This condition can affect any joint in the body. However, the hips, elbows, knees, and lower back are usually affected. There are

Read more