Unlike most tissues in the body, joints lack a direct blood supply. This means joints can only get the nutrients needed to grow, replace, or repair themselves from surrounding joint fluids
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in dogs. Over time, joint cartilage deteriorates and is unable to retain water, which results in a loss of lubrication between the joints.
Dog diseases that affect the muscles often involve the nervous system. Learn about causes, symptoms, and how to keep your dog healthy.
Preventing Arthritis with Complete Animal Joint Care What is Arthritis and How Does it Affect Animal Joint Care? Arthritis in cats and dogs is an inflammatory response to joint trauma or ...
Before work, my Chocolate Lab, Kayla, and I used to take a walk and play fetch every morning in the heavily wooded area around our home. One morning in April 2013, we were out for our walk and playing fetch when, suddenly, I heard the most horrific sound from her off in the distance.