Question by  Danny (25)

Do you know home remedies for arthritis in dogs?

My dog has arthritis very badly and I would love to ease her pain.


Answer by  mocha (48)

The first thing to reduce pain would be a change in the dog's diet. Ensure you are using quality food with no additional coloring, preservatives, soy, wheat or corn. You could also reduce the amount of dog food, and supplement with very small pieces of raw vegetables. Carrots, celery, lettuce are excellent choices.


Answer by  salina (943)

Not medical advice: Vitamin C,Rhus Toxicodendron,and Glucosamines. It is also recommended to do home cook meals that include an increase in good Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Exercising your dog in 10-15 minutes exercises. Also, keep the dog on comfy bedding especially on cold days. They tend to worsen arthritis. Good Luck.


Answer by  Dana46 (2345)

There are several home remedies that will be beneficial to a dog who sufferers from arthritis. Most of these can be added in small amounts to their daily food. A little bit of cayenne pepper is helpful to ease pain, decrease inflammation and increase blood flow. Ginger, in small amounts is also helpful.


Answer by  hulmer (1067)

Your best bet is an NSAID prescribed by your veternarian. Aspirin, Advil, and Tylenol are poor substitutes for severe arthritis and can also end up being more costly in the long run. However, glucosamine is a commonly accepted supplement for arthritis. Shark and bovine cartilage has also been shown to have some effectiveness.


Answer by  sinrez (63)

Vitamins containing glucosamine can be purchased at most pet stores and usually have very good results that you will start to notice within a few weeks.


Answer by  anbu (5968)

Change your dog's diet. Then reduce excess weight, keep your dog warm,Apply moist heat,give your pet a massage,use ramp for the stairs,raise your dog's food and water dish. the thing is that fish oil capsules can reduce the arthritic swelling and additionally vitamin-E also needed.

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