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Arthritis Treatment for Dogs

As a dog ages they can start to have difficulty getting up and laying down or maybe stiff when first get up or while walking or after exercise. These symptoms can often be related to arthritis.

What causes arthritis in dogs?


Age, joint instability, wear and tear are some of the reasons arthritis will develop.

What are some treatment options for arthritis in dogs?


We can offer laser therapy supplements to help rebuild cartilage and lubricate the joints, and if needed prescription pain medications.

Can I give my dog aspirin?


Aspirin can cause stomach issues in dogs as well as could potentially cause kidney and liver problems depending on the dogs health and age. We can offer a safer alternative please call us for an appointment 506 622-2355 so our doctors can discuss safe pain medication for your dog.

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