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…at lunch time.

She has slept most of the day, but has eaten well.  

She hasn't done anything extra as far as exercise lately.  But with her osteoarthritis so bad, it could be that kicking in.  We always use a sling outside and that is limited to potty time lately.   Inside, we've let her go without,…

….  This was based on her remaining leg having an unrepaired ACL tear (the amputated one was repaired and that rehab was hard and long) and osteoarthritis in her hip.  They really didn't give her much of a chance of any type of mobile life, and she has proved them wrong. She hasn't been running around

16 January 2018 3:49 pm
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…,

Are you giving the CBD 2 x a day? 

What about the Assisi Loop? You could use it on both girls? It says it is for helpful Osteoarthritis

No idea just thought I would share. Its not cheap of course. What is these days.

Anyway link below if you want to check it out.

http:/

10 April 2017 10:17 am
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Views: 3627

…you all for your reassurances! 

I will look into the webmaster harness
asap - thanks for that suggestion.

both of his hips have osteoarthritis prior to the surgery and showed muscle loss, so yes there was a bit of an issue before the surgery.

our house is a sea of rugs and yoga mats right

28 January 2017 6:46 am
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Views: 1144

…s human, here's some info I found from WHOLE DOG JOURNAL (o e of my favorite resources) on Ichon, as well as some good supplement options for osteoarthritis. You both probably are aware of this, but just thought I'd pass it along.

http://www.whol.....343-1.html

14 December 2016 6:31 pm
Posts: 20
Views: 2232

…with Scent Games and Canine Nosework

Keep Tripawds Entertained with Zanies Pizza Interactive Dog Puzzle Toy

Lastly, be sure to check out the "Osteoarthritis and Your Dog" DVD on our Tripawds Fitness page, it's extremely helpful.

31 July 2015 9:57 am
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Views: 1117

…I almost became wall to wall carpet again.  lol

And now I have them for my Maggie who is 13.. and her legs are not good as she is dealing with osteoarthritis.

Christine... with Franklin in her heart♥

5 May 2015 11:04 am
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Views: 1555

…paper and you can read it. 

 

It's an interesting paper, as it basically shows that Gluco/Chon does work when it comes to treating/controlling osteoarthritis.  I am aware of the publication and it is reputable as is the bona fides of the University (University College Dublin) and the hospital (Barts in

29 January 2015 6:24 am
Topic: George
Posts: 17
Views: 2320

…stair steps (no extreme rise and run of constructed stairs), moderate level of physical activity, and ongoing therapy for any concurrent osteoarthritis.

Were dogs of all sizes enrolled in the studies? If so did you notice a difference in the gait analysis results of larger dogs versus smaller…

…legs instead of four, that there is increased wear and use of those remaining joints which can theoretically increase risk and or progression of osteoarthritis.

Do you have any plans for future studies about three-legged dogs? How can we as a community support/donate to work like this to ensure the

12 November 2014 3:00 am
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…to cut him down tomorrow to just 100 mg in the evening and see if he can have more spunk during the day without pain.

My 50 lb old chow-lab with osteoarthritis is on 300mg morning and evening. It is helping her also. We just had to keep pushing the dose up until there was some effect. It could go even

dukez
11 August 2012 9:36 pm
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Views: 6554

…I am wondering if any of the meds are causing some weakness. I have an old girl (not my tripawd) who was on a muscle relaxant for pain from her osteoarthritis. It was causing her extreme limb weakness to where I thought I was very close to having to put her down - was actually kind of picking out the day

dukez
11 August 2012 3:49 pm
Posts: 22
Views: 6554

…) where she studied the anatomy, structure and function, the biomechanics of the stifle joint, traumatic injuries of the stifle and their treatments, osteoarthritis of the stifle, and physical rehabilitation of the stifle joint condistions.

20 August 2011 6:37 pm
Posts: 5
Views: 1148

…of DVDs to help dog parents practice safe and effective therapy at home.

Dr. Saunders was kind enough to send us a copy of her newest video, "Osteoarthritis and Your Dog" for review.

Osteoarthritis and Your Dog: What it is, and How to Help

Osteoarthritis is a painful, degenerative condition that…

…to take notes. Although we wished it had informational graphics to study, Dr. Saunders does a fantastic job conveying what we need to know about osteoarthritis if your dog receives an osteoarthritis diagnosis.

The rest of the video is an awesome instructional guide to performing canine massage and range…

…for someone to do the exercises with your arthritic dog with very little cost...with the exception of the treadmills!"

We think you'll find "Osteoarthritis and Your Dog" just as informative and useful. If you order it on Debbie's website, let us know what you think!

20 January 2010 1:58 pm
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