Like people, some dogs have higher thresholds of pain

Like people, some dogs have higher thresholds of pain Dear Dr. Fox: Our family dog has bad hips. He is a Labrador and golden retriever mix, about 9 years old. We don't know much about his early years because he … Continue reading

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FYI prongs used properly do not cause pain. I spe…

FYI prongs used properly do not cause pain. I spent half a dozen training sessions with a professional treat and rewarding before ever putting the prong on my dogs. I tested the prong collar on my arm and my neck … Continue reading

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Why Glucosamine Chondroitin Doesn't Help Joint Pain

Why Glucosamine Chondroitin Doesn't Help Joint Pain A few years ago, when my arthritis got pretty bad, I asked my doctor for suggestions on dealing with the pain. She told me to take ibuprofen and something else I'd never heard … Continue reading

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NSAIDs for Pain Relief Can Cause Problems if Used Together or in Sensitive Animals

We are all interested in reducing pain and inflammation in our pets when it is necessary. Pharmaceutical companies have come up with a variety of medications that help do just that. The downside is that there are a few harmful … Continue reading

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Is Your Dog in Pain – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Canine Joint Pain

By D. Thurmond, D.V.M. Pet owners may not realize their dog is in pain until the symptoms become advanced. That’s because animals deal with pain better than their owners do at times. People have varying amounts of tolerance to pain … Continue reading

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