Dog Arthritis Directory
Dogs get arthritis, too. In fact, arthritis affects 1 in 5 adult dogs in the United States. Canine arthritis is a leading cause of chronic pain in dogs and can lead to permanent joint damage. It is can be caused by injury, infection, a nutritional disorder, or a development disorder of the animal's hip joint. Signs of arthritis in dogs include limping, difficulty sitting or standing, a sense of hesitation before jumping, running, or climbing, and decreased activity. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about dog arthritis, what the symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.
Dog Pain Medications: Aspirin (and Other NSAIDs), Ibuprofen, and More
WebMD explains common pain medications used to treat dogs.
6 Most Common Dog Health Problems
Get a quick overview of some of the most common health problems in dogs, including fleas, diarrhea, hot spots, worms, ear infections, and more.
Strains and Sprains Spell Pain for Dogs
WebMD explains dog ligament sprains, strains, and injuries, and what treatments may be effective.
Canine Hip Dysplasia
WebMD discusses common cause and treatment for hip dysplasia in dogs.
Dog Joint Health: Pain, Osteoarthritis, and Other Joint Problems in Dogs
WebMD veterinary experts answer commonly asked questions about joint problems in dogs, including what causes osteoarthritis, what breeds are more susceptible to joint problems, and whether or not surgery is necessary.
Help Your Older Dog Get Around: Learn How to Keep an Aging Pet Active
Keep your older pet active. Learn to set the right pace, read your dog’s stamina, and how to use tools like strollers, carts, car ramps, backpack carriers, and more.