The Cruciate Conundrum

Injury or rupture of the canine cranial cruciate ligament is commonly associated with osteoarthritis. You may have had experience of  a dog with a torn cruciate ligament.  Did you know that there are well over 100 methods described for managing this problem in dogs? It is an issue that remains controversial despite many studies attempting […]

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Arthritis in Dogs - Good news for obese dogs

Arthritis in Dogs – Good news for obese dogs

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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