Arthritis Management

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Cessnock Vet Centre & Hospital
193 Wollombi Road
Cessnock
NSW 2325

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Phone:
02 49912377

Vetcare Kurri Clinic
Shop 16 Kingsway Plz, Barton St
Kurri Kurri
NSW 2327

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Phone:
02 4937 3744

 

Arthritis affects all of our older pets to some degree, it is our goal to manage this condition and keep your pets as comfortable as possible. 


A range of pain control plans are available to discuss.

Some tips for supporting and managing your arthritic pet include;

 

 

  • Keep excessive weight off
  • Low impact exercise in moderate cases - swimming is fantastic
  • Keeping warm
  • Provide soft,supportive bedding
  • Relaxing massage 
  • Offer a ramp over stairs or into the car
  • Provide a geriatric-specific diet, scientifically formulated to support arthritic joints
There are various treatment options to manage arthritis, come in and speak to our vets about the most effective ways to keep your pet comfortable through their retirement!

 

 

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