Good news for obese dogs with osteoarthritis – weight loss works! In an interesting collaborative study between the Universities of Glasgow and Utrecht, obese dogs with clinical osteoarthrtis were monitored by a number of subjective and objective testing criteria over a 14 month period. With just a 7-8 % loss of bodyweight, they noticed a […]
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Hollywood film makers might be putting in an order and you can even buy a matching beer glass for your dog. Yes, it really is beer for dogs. What’s more it has been supplemented with glucosamine to help arthritic pets. I came across the article on the Toronto Star website. Well let me know if […]
According to the US National Cancer Institute, multimodal or multimodality treatment is ‘therapy that combines more than one method of treatment’. The term was originally coined to describe an approach to managing mental illness in people where a better response was anticipated by combining several lines of therapy. It has been adopted in other areas […]
We have had quite a few questions at The Veterinary Expert about the role of diet in managing your pet’s arthritis and particularly about the role of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs). Click on the above link to read more.