Arthritis treatment for pet (dogs)

Updated at: May 22, 2013
Arthritis treatment for pet (dogs)
Shreya Lall
ArthritisWritten by: Shreya LallPublished at: Dec 14, 2012

The following treatments may be opted for in case of arthritis for pets:

  • A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids must be given to the pet, as with a concentration of fish-oil pills, in order to avoid rectify the inflammation-situation.
  • Pain in arthritis may be cured by giving sea cucumber.
  • Bovine cartilage and shark cartilage are always helpful in repairing the joints.
  • Vitamin c is as essential as zinc and manganese, whereby, the former helps to provide the tissue support to the bones, while the latter helps the body in utilising the anti-oxidants.
  • Also, glucosamine sulphate is administered to the pet.
  • Even MSM is useful in such a case.
  • Supplements may be added to the diet to provide additional nutrients to the body of the pet.
  • Green-lipped mussels contain glucosminoglycans and the minerals and vitamins that an animal’s body needs to repair the cartilage. It is, thus, a very useful treatment.


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