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Joint diseases in dogs

A functioning locomotor system is of great importance for the quality of life of a dog. Unfortunately, joint problems are not uncommon. Among the joint diseases that can occur in dogs are arthrosis, arthritis, hip and elbow dysplasia.

Joint diseases are not only extremely painful for dogs. Over time, they can also lead to a progressive reduction in mobility and even lameness.

In our detailed guidebooks we discuss possible joint diseases in dogs. Among other things, we explain what causes they may have, how dog owners can detect them early on, and what options are available for treatment and prevention.



Herniated disc in dogs: symptoms, treatment and prevention

Unfortunately, it is quite common that a dog suffers a slipped disc. Some dog breeds are particularly susceptible to this. In principle, however, any dog can be affected under certain circumstances.Th..

07/04/2020 Views:16234

Detect, treat and prevent spondylosis in dogs

If a dog suffers from spondylosis, degenerative changes in its spine occur. The disease leads to ossification of the spaces between the vertebrae as well as to a progressive degradation of the elast..

25/03/2020 Views:15620

Cruciate ligament rupture in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatment

Torn cruciate ligaments are among the injuries that occur very frequently in dogs. Especially the anterior cruciate ligament is considered to be particularly susceptible. ..

23/03/2020 Views:15073

Patella luxation in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatment

In case of a patella luxation, the kneecap of the dog jumps out of its actual position. It can occur in various degrees of severity and is particularly manifested by lameness. ..

19/12/2019 Views:17320

Detect, treat and prevent OCD in dogs

OCD (Osteochondrosis dissecans) is a quite common disease of the musculoskeletal system of dogs. OCD occurs mainly in medium to large breeds of dogs and causes lameness in affected ani..

19/12/2019 Views:15921

Callosity in the dog

Lying calluses, often also referred to as lying bumps, are a widespread problem in dogs. Especially large breeds with a high body weight are affected. They are also more common in dogs suffering from ..

11/02/2019 Views:30011

Elbow dysplasia in dogs

Elbow dysplasia is a growth-related disease affecting the elbow joints of dogs. Depending on how severe the elbow dysplasia is in the dog, it leads to more or less severe lameness and osteoarthritis. ..

28/12/2018 Views:15878

How dogs’ joints are put together

The same goes for both people and for dogs: healthy joints are essential for mobility. If their function is limited, there are far-reaching consequences that can cause lasting damage. ..

25/10/2017 Views:21403

Ovopet: the natural alternative for healthy joints in dogs

In the meantime, countless nutritional supplements are available which are intended to bring about a rapid improvement in dogs with joint problems such as osteoarthritis. Unfortunately, not all o..

24/10/2017 Views:23022

Ovopet for sporty and active dogs

Bellfor Joints & Bones is ideal for sporty dogs to support and maintain their mobility Bellfor Joints & Bones has been specially developed to regulate the metabolism of the joints and to ma..

24/10/2017 Views:14059

Arthrosis in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatment

Many people know from their own experience how much arthrosis can reduce the quality of life. Of course, this also applies to dogs, which can suffer from osteoarthritis in the same way as humans.Arthr..

18/10/2017 Views:56374

Hip dysplasia in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatment

Dogs very often suffer from diseases of the joints. Especially chronic complaints are often associated with great pain and progressive restriction of mobility. A common joint disease is hip..

17/10/2017 Views:22544

How to prevent joint problems in sports dogs

Problems with ligaments, tendons and joints are not uncommon in dogs. As a dog owner, you should do everything you can to prevent chronic damage. Otherwise the mobility of your fur nose is strong..

17/10/2017 Views:12609

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