Question by  Betty0320 (734)

What is the proper care for a bichon frise spine?

My bichon has spine problems.


Answer by  goldfishlady (207)

The best thing to do is make sure your dog doesn't jump up and down or on and off furniture. Buy a dog ramp to place next to the couch or your bed if the dog goes on these. Keep them calm.


Answer by  dogfancier (201)

It is hard to provide an answer with the amount of information you have given. General spine care with any dog involves not letting the dog jump up or down from great heights and seeking veterinary advice.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

Call your vet and talk to them about it they have a ton of things that you can do that will help with it. They also have some medications that will work really well for the dog. You can also do research about it online they have some good things on there as well.


Answer by  katharine (3981)

Feed your dog a high quality food and give him supplements to help strengthen his spine. Don't let you him from high platforms so he won't hurt himself.


Answer by  Latha (264)

These type of dogs are home loving and love with children. Some exercises are wants to these dogs. They wants to daily a walk in an open ground.


Answer by  mustang85 (15)

It depends what the exact problem happens to be, there are many possibilities. There are many different kinds of braces that may help. There are also medications available. My best advice is to get an accurate diagnosis before deciding the solution.


Answer by  Edward (115)

Acupuncture for your dog will help accelerate decrease in inflammation. There are subtle exercises you can do with you dog to help strengthen its back. Make sure you consult your vet before applying these exercises. Natural anti-inflammatories from herbs will help also.

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