Perspectives on Canine Arthritis

Arthritis is a common affliction of the aging pet that results in pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement in varying degrees. It is caused by inflammation from various sources, and can occur as a crippling condition or simply a slowing down attributed to aging. Though the severity differs with each … Continue reading

New Treatments for Equine Arthritis

Treatments for equine arthritis

Equine arthritis – technically termed osteoarthritis – can be attributed to approximately 60% of equine lameness cases, according to The And, while most horse owners maintain the ideal that only the older, possibly harder-worked horses will end up with osteoarthritis, the truth is that just about any horse can … Continue reading

Digging Deeper Into Canine, Feline, and Equine Arthritis

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Glucosamine and Chondroitin have been used as a natural method of treating osteoarthritis for more than two decades in Europe. The U.S. has been more reluctant to prescribe these supplements to humans and animals, however, because natural supplements are regulated in the United States as food, rather than drugs. More … Continue reading