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Would galliprant be better with liver issues?

Hi Amanda, I will ask one of the vets to pop in and answer this for you. My understanding of Galliprant is that is targets the EP4 pain receptors responsible for arthritic pain, and as such doesn't affect...

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Surgical intervention

Hi Emma, It is always a really tough time when you first get a diagnosis of arthritis, and even more so when you have such a young dog. First of all, I would say to take a deep breath and know that you...

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Arthritis Post Hip Replacement

You're welcome, let us know how you get on 🙂 There are a couple of CAM conversations on the website regarding supplements so have a read of those for more in depth info. Omega 3 fatty acids from a cold...

April 5, 2019 5
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Arthritis Post Hip Replacement

Hi Robyna36, From what I understand of total hip replacements they are often considered to be curative from an osteoarthritis point of view, and I'm not sure any dog would actually live long enough for...

April 4, 2019 5
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Intermittent fasting – feed once a day? Or calorie restrict one day?

Hi Pramrd, Wow, that's quite a question! Not one I'm up to answering, but just to let you know I have flagged this up to the team to see if anyone has an opinion on this theory for you. Lynsey.

March 23, 2019 5
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Hydrotherapy referral

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...

February 7, 2019 5
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Spondylosis

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 that could be a red...

January 27, 2019 5
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Spondylosis

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...

January 27, 2019 5
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Consistent barking

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

January 24, 2019 5
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Consistent barking

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,...

January 24, 2019 5
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Harness or collar

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...

January 10, 2019 5
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Deterioration in mobility over a couple of days plus swollen muscles between shoulder blades

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....

January 7, 2019 5
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car ramp

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...

December 11, 2018 5
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Help with getting arthritic dog to rest

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...

December 8, 2018 5
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Help with getting arthritic dog to rest

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...

December 6, 2018 5
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Help with getting arthritic dog to rest

Interesting feeders should read interactive 🙂

December 6, 2018 5
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Help with getting arthritic dog to rest

Hi Louise, Sorry to hear your poor girl is suffering 🙁 It's exhausting enough trying to help them cope, without not getting any sleep on top! I can't really comment too much on the drug side of things,...

December 6, 2018 5
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9year old lab arthritis

Definitely worth a blood test Keith. Regardless of the results, take full advantage of your practice vet nurse as they will usually offer free weight clinics and will help you to work out a weight loss...

November 18, 2018 5
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Hip Dysplasia and supplements.

Hey there islasummer, Supplements can be hit and miss, but if your diet contains omega 3 fatty acids then personally I wouldn't be inclined to add any more in. You would be much better off spending your...

November 8, 2018 5
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Desperate help needed-pain control CBD oil

It is not legal in the UK for CBD products to be marketed specifically for pets. "The VMD considers that veterinary products containing Cannabidiol are veterinary medicines. “As there are currently no...

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