Posts from February, 2017
According to an analysis conducted by a pet insurance company in 2013, the average yearly cost to prevent dental disease is about $170. Of course, The Pet Experts recognize this is a sizable price tag, but when you consider it can cost over $500 to treat dental disease annually, the long-term savings and benefits are obvious.
Of all the symptoms that precede a dental disease diagnosis, dog breath is the most common. Unfortunately, by the time you start to smell it, significant damage has already been done. However, good hygiene at home and regular dental cleanings can save you money and benefit your dog far into the future.
Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting older or senior pets, although it can be diagnosed in pets at any age. Creating pain and limiting mobility, unmanaged arthritis can diminish a fur friend’s quality of life. Thankfully, modern veterinary medicine can not only accurately diagnose this joint disease, it can also provide many treatment options for improved wellbeing.
Keep reading to learn more about arthritis in pets and what you can do to support your four-legged friend.
Arthritis in Pets
Arthritis is a catchall name for conditions affecting the health of the joints. From ligament ruptures to hip or elbow dysplasia to congenital disorders, there are a number of different causes of arthritis. Continue…