Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Back (spine)
- Brain and nerves
- Female parts: vagina and uterus
- Head, face and neck
- Legs, paws and claws
- Male parts: penis, testicles and prostate
- Mammary glands (breasts)
- Mouth and Teeth
- Skin and fur
There can be lots of causes of limping and stiffness in older cats, but arthritis is usually the most common cause.
Loss of balance can be caused by many different problems. Balance and coordination are controlled by the inner ear and brain, problems with either of these areas could cause balance issues.
Joint supplements can help improve joint health in dogs with arthritis. They are given as a liquid, tablet or capsule and even added to some pet foods.
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID’s) are a group of medicines used to fight inflammation. They reduce high temperatures, heat, swelling and pain.
Degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a condition of the spine that causes a gradual paralysis of the back end. Symptoms include weak, wobbly back legs, incontinence and paralysis.