As your pets get older, serious health issues may arise. One of them is arthritis, a chronic and painful and condition that could impact an animal's ability to move.
Intermountain Pet Hospital understands that arthritis can affect animals differently. Instead of a one-size-fits-all treatment, we examine your pets to understand the precise source and severity of their pain. This allows us to develop a treatment plan specifically for them.
Diagnosing and treating arthritis in your pet starts with taking X-rays of him or her. We also conduct a gait analysis, which looks at how your pet moves. This enables us to get an idea of where he or she feels pain.
osteoarthritis_treatment_checklistFrom here, we could recommend several different treatment options. These include: