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Dog has back issuesMy 13 year old pekingese has spondolysis in 2 sections of the spine, a collapsed disc, severe arthritis in the…

Dog has back issues

My 13 year old pekingese has spondolysis in 2 sections of the spine, a collapsed disc, severe arthritis in the left hip and knee, a permanently dislocated knee and ACL tear. Will Arthro-IonX be of any help for him?

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Dog has pain on backMy 4 year catahoula lab hound mix cannot tolerate petting or gentle stroking along her back. She jerks away and…

Dog has pain on back

My 4 year catahoula lab hound mix cannot tolerate petting or gentle stroking along her back. She jerks away and sometimes growls. This is totally unlike her--has changed her behavior at the dog park, making her testy with other dogs. She has always been present at therapy sessions, offering comfort to my clients who would touch or stroke her during difficult discussions.  This is no longer possible. Vet thinks it might be a disc problem, but glucosamine supplement has brought no change. No xrays yet. She doesn't show any symptoms of back pain--only the reaction to touch {like people with fibromialgia} She is a happy, healthy, active dog who goes to the dog park every day and has been a perfect dog-parker until recently. Any help you can give we will both receive with gratitude.

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Back hip issues and possible pain medication for dogMy Charlie is a Lab/Pit/Chow mix, and weighs about 100 lbs. Recently, he has been having difficulty moving his back…

Back hip issues and possible pain medication for dog

My Charlie is a Lab/Pit/Chow mix, and weighs about 100 lbs. Recently, he has been having difficulty moving his back legs, making walking difficult. It seems to be painful for him to move. His range of movement in his back legs is decreased a little too-- as if he is stiff. He has less strength in his back legs, and his balance is affected as well. He often tips or tilts when sitting or walking. I am trying to find an over the counter-- something-- to help manage his pain. Do you have any recommendations?

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My dog has hip and back issuesMy 7 yr. old Keeshound had an operation for cysts on his back. Shortly after that he has gone down…

My dog has hip and back issues

My 7 yr. old Keeshound had an operation for cysts on his back. Shortly after that he has gone down in the back, acts like he has a cold in his nose and eyes, I have been giving him allergy and over the counter hip meds. I read on the internet about IONx for hip dysplasia. Do you think it is to late for him or should I try it. This has been going on for over 2 months. This is my last resort.

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Dog with back problemsMy mini poodle is 13.5 years old, and has a long back for a mini. He had back problems approximately…

Dog with back problems

My mini poodle is 13.5 years old, and has a long back for a mini. He had back problems approximately 5 years ago, and 1 year ago sore knee ACL. Rimadyl worked in the past after 1 week 25mg 1/dy. Current proto 25 mg Rimadyl 1/dy, for 5 days he also had Methocarbamol 125mg every 8 hrs, Tramadol 50 mg every 8 hrs. I am keeping him as quiet and resting as my vet recommends. Rimadyl seems to help him throughout the day he gets a full 25 mg +- 11:00 AM with food. When he gets up in the morning he is sore and walks with an arched back. He sleeps curled up. Gets his pain pill in the morning and rests with his back straight not curled up. His pain pill and Rimadyl treatment will be completed in 5 more days. Any comments and or suggestions would be appreciated. Thank You Joe & Digger

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My dog is experiencing lower back painMy toy poodle/ maltese mix has used Previcox at times for pain. Since there can be long term effects I'm…

My dog is experiencing lower back pain

My toy poodle/ maltese mix has used Previcox at times for pain. Since there can be long term effects I'm looking for something I can give her when she has hurt herself but not as bad as once before when she was put on steroid shots for three days. I gave her 1/2 of a 57 mg previcox yesterday which helped but today she is slow moving as if it still is bothering her. Help.

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My dog is suffering from severe skin issuesNeed to know how to help my dog, my dog is experiencing hair loss on back which leaves raw spots,…

My dog is suffering from severe skin issues

Need to know how to help my dog, my dog is experiencing hair loss on back which leaves raw spots, skin looks dark before it falls out, and I've been to 3 vet visits they said to give Benadryl. Vet doesn't know what is causing hair loss, maybe allergies, mites, or fungus? They advice so far has made it worse. His whole back looks raw where hair is gone. He isn't ichy doesn't seem to be in pain, just when you touch his back it makes a nerve in legs move. Please help. Sherri

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