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We commonly see changes to our pets’ mobility as a result of arthritis. Things to look out for include:
Every animal is an individual and will present with different signs: it is important to note that most animals will not vocalise pain from arthritis. Symptoms are wide ranging and could even be confused with other diseases, so make sure to get your pet checked by a vet.
Management of arthritis is wide ranging and includes lifestyle and diet changes for your pet as well as joint supplementation and anti-inflammatory medications in some cases. Our vets will develop a personalised management plan with you for you pets, but treatment and management options could include:
For dog-specific advice, take a look at the Canine Arthritis Management website: https://caninearthritis.co.uk/. Our nurses also offer complimentary senior pet clinics to help you and your pet transition in to the more distinguished stage of their life!