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Arthritis Treatment for Dogs

Arthritis is one of the many diseases that dogs, cats and pets are likely to develop as they enter their senior years. At our practice, we offer different types of treatments that can help manage your pet’s pain and discomfort, and alleviate any of the other symptoms of arthritis. If you have any further inquiries about arthritis not addressed on this page, please contact our team at 613.634.2440.

What treatment options do you have for arthritis in dogs/cats/pets?

Our physiotherapy, medicinal, and alternative therapies can help older dogs and cats with arthritis. We provide individualized care for sore hips, joints, elbows, backs, and torn cruciate ligaments.

What is hip dysplasia in pets and how is it treated?

Hip dysplasia is a deformity of your pet’s hip, causing their hip joints to rub against each other. Over time, this causes deterioration and loss of function of their hips. It is often seen in larger dogs, but smaller dogs can also develop the condition. Because it is a genetic illness, it’s important to use screening radiographs for hip dysplasia in puppyhood. If the hips are found to be abnormal, there is a lot that we can do in order to prevent or limit the painful consequences of arthritis in your pet.

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  • Arthritis Prevention – Penn Hip
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    Last updated: June 14, 2021

    Dear Clients,

    With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

    1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

    This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

    2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

    3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

    If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

    4. OPERATING HOURS

    We are OPEN with the following hours:

    Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 am

    Saturday & Sunday: Closed

     

    5. NEW PET OWNERS

    Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

    - Your dedicated team at Downtown Animal Hospital