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How to Help a Dog with Arthritis Stay Going


Our dogs’ arthritis is a common sign that they are getting older. Even though no one likes admitting that their pets are older, there are many things we can do in order to keep them active and comfortable. If your dog is showing signs of arthritis, we’re happy to share how we’ve helped our dogs to keep enjoying our adventures.

Disclosure: I’m not a veterinarian – just a concerned pet parent doing her best to take care of her dogs. Talk to your vet if you think your pet may be developing arthritis.

Our dogs were puppies when we launched our website and got into our motorhome! We traveled full-time for 12 years, and during that time the boys developed “age-related” conditions. Buster was dealing with arthritis. We did all we could to make sure he enjoyed our trip for as long as he possibly could.

Hiking with Buster and Ty

All the research we did was useful when we adopted Maynard a year ago. He was suffering from arthritis in his elbow at 12.5 years of age and had a noticeable limp. Ten months later, he’s much more spry and active! And we’re delighted to see him bounding for the door when it’s time to go for a walk or hit the trails.

White and grey Husky dog with arthritis hiking on a desert trail

Arthritis Canine

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