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…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: 1508

…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: 2250

…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
Posts: 4
Views: 1458

…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: 6468

…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: 6468

…) 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: 1101

…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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