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Ouch Keith! That's a tricky one! Personally, I agree it is your choice where to take Barley for hydrotherapy and you are not obliged to go only where your vet wants you to. Are you sure the other place...

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Yes, it sounds as though she has a lot going on bless her. Many dogs have spondylosis without any clinical signs of pain; it is often an incidental finding when they are x-rayed, so thatĀ could be a red...

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Hi Benetta, First of all, what a beautiful dog! To be completely honest, this is probably a little out of my depth and we'll ask one of our vets to pop on here to give you some possible answers. It sounds...

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Ahh well perfect! Good job on the other stuff as it all adds up to make her asĀ  comfortable as you can. Re the steroids, it is an unusual drug to use for arthritis, although your vet may have reasons...

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Hi SJ, Unusual behaviour can often be linked to pain, but in older dogs there can be the added element of canine cognitive dysfunction, a kind of dog dementia. This sometimes causes them to behave differently,...

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Hi Keith, We are fans of harnesses here at CAM, because dogs tend to take a lot of strain on their shoulders and neck, and the neck has so many important structures - trachea, larynx, jugulars to name...

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Hi Lisa, A trip to the vet today would be my only advice. They will probably do a neurological and orthopaedic exam, and will hopefully be able to give him something extra for the pain if he needs it....

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Hi Anna, we have an equipment reviews page on FB where ramps have been recommended a few times, have a scroll through. A couple of weeks ago we had an Orvis one donated to us and it was really good quality...

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You're welcome. Just so that I know I have given you all the information for you to make an informed choice, there have been a couple of studies regarding raised feeding and the risk of bloat in dogs who...

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Hey Louise, Have a look at our CAM homesafe tool, it may throw up some things you haven't considered already: https://caninearthritis.co.uk/itsmyhometoo/ Yes, acupuncture may be another option. Massage...

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