Arthritis is a debilitating condition in pets. It tends to come on slowly and therefore it is often misinterpreted by owners.
The owner may assume it is a normal part of their pets’ aging process that they slow down. It is in a dogs’ nature not to show pain quickly, nor do they vocalize or cry easily. As a result, we often start managing arthritis in the later stages. By paying careful attention to your pets’ behavior and having a veterinarian examine your pet, the diagnosis of arthritis can be made in the early stages.
A good physical examination with x-rays can specifically identify which joints are involved. Reducing the inflammation is the primary goal. This can be accomplished by using a variety of treatments listed under Arthritis Therapy. By treating arthritis early, there are many more options available and your pet will have a much improved quality of life.
At Ehrlich Animal Hospital and Arthritis Therapy Center, we value feedback from our clients. Here is a small sample of the hundreds of happy and healthy pets that we have cared for since 1992.
Got some of the best doctors in the Tampa Bay Area here. Great service, awesome doctors and quality care.
You feel the caring in everyone on staff at Ehrlich Animal Hospital. I am confident this is the best place to take our dogs.
The people that work here are the best!! Full of love, compassion and smiles when you need them!