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Q: What is the best arthritis treatment

April 15, 2009 | By Erin V. | 5 answers | Expired: 1940 days ago

Erin V.

My dog is a 13 year old german shepherd/ chow chow.

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Rachel C.
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Apr 16, 2009

You could try a enteric coated ASA first to see if that helps, Never give your dog Tylenol or Motrin. Check with your vet if that doesn't help.

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Mary C.
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Apr 16, 2009

I can't tell you that this is the best treatment for your dog but this is what works for mine. My 110# Husky has Hip Dysplaysia as well as arthritis, he has had surgery on one hip already, anyways our vet had reccomended Cosequin at first but I use a product called Next Level Joint care for my horses which also has dosing for dogs, so I showed my vet and he said it was actually better then the Cosequin. Next Level is natural and has more concentrated amounts of glucosamine as well as other natural ingredients. We also give him a buffered apirin if he gets to sore. Hope this helps! Good luck.

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Mary  L.
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Apr 16, 2009

Cosequin is he best thing I've found. You can get it from any vet.

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