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Caring for Arthritic Pets at Home?

(Knoxville, TN) --  According to the Morris Animal Foundation, about 20 percent of adult dogs and 45 percent of cats experience arthritic pain.  Dr. Darryl Millis, UTCVM Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, spoke with AVMA about caring for arthritic pets at home. Dr. Millis says when you first notice signs of decreased activity or your pet occasionally favoring a leg to visit your veterinarian. The sooner you start treatment the slower the progression of arthritis. Click here to listen to the full podcast.  Dr. Millis was also featured in an article about stem cell therapy in Dog Fancy Magazine.

 

 

Posted: 09-14-11 Viewed: 6317 times

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Sandra Harbison
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