Pain Medicines for Pets: Know the Risks

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Your 9-year-old German Shepherd is limping, and you think that arthritis may be setting in. A trip to the veterinarian proves that you’re right—it’s osteoarthritis, a degeneration of the cartilage and bone that affects joints. The veterinarian prescribes a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

NSAIDs are a class of drugs extensively . . . → Read More: Pain Medicines for Pets: Know the Risks

Managing Pain In Dogs

Pain is personal. Anyone who has ever experienced a throbbing, wracking headache while the rest of the world went about its business can attest to just how personal pain can be. In addition, it is only when we verbalize or otherwise indicate that we need assistance alleviating the pain that anyone will even consider . . . → Read More: Managing Pain In Dogs