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 […]
Snoop’s bad day
Snoop was prescribed an anti-inflammatory that made him very sick. What are his alternatives?
Meg’s Hip Replacement
By DrC in Joint Replacements
Meg’s vet has advised a hip replacement may be necessary. What should her owners do?
Glucosamine in Canine Osteoarthritis – Why use it when it doesn’t work?
By DrC in Glucosamine
Since 2000, more than 800 products containing dietary supplements promoted as treatments for osteoarthritis have entered the US market place alone. In 2008, the market for supplements such as herbal medicines, nutritional supplements was $20 billion and rising. Surely, they must be doing something if we spend this much money on them? Maybe..maybe not. I […]