How to care for a dog with joint problems
At what age do dogs start to show problems with joints?
Mostly it depends on the breed, its development and the very type of disease. Generally, the first symptoms begin to appear at an early age, roughly around the 2nd - 3 year old dog, but it really depends on the development of diseases. The problem is as very complicated condition called dysplasia. These are serious genetic defects that cause lifelong health problems almost all breeds of dogs. Unfortunately, this is a very serious defects, the consequences can only mitigate rather than cure.
Does the weather affect joint pain? When pain or worse?
Of course, the weather affects joint pain considerably. Very often we observethat owners of animals suffering from articular problems come for treatment at the time of recent climate change, particularly the large rotation temperature and pressure systems. Generally, in the autumn and winter, these problems significantly worse.
What affects the quality of joints in dogs?
It's a lot of factors. Above all, age, nutrition, environment where the dog lives, physical activity, type of breed and genetic predisposition.
How do we know that a dog has joint problems?
The main symptom of the disease is his joint pain, because the joint is a place where you combine two or more bones, and is physically extremely high stress. Dogs are unfortunately not trouble to report the problem because of bad joints shown walkingor worse, an absolute rejection of all movements. At this time, unfortunately, is no longer a problem at an advanced stage and treatment becomes more difficult and more expensive.
How can I help dogs? Recommend taking supplements dogs, such as joint supplement?
There are several treatment options. In particular, it must correctly diagnose and fix problems and then as an adjunct to medication treatment can be applied to protect the joints.
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