Posts with tag osteoarthritis

Moving Beyond Medication for Osteoarthritis

It’s always hard to watch our dogs age – even when they’re healthy. Many dogs, however, and their owners will face the same diagnosis as they age – osteoarthritis. Sometimes we write it off to our beloved canines simply slowing down as they get older, but it’s a mistake to do that, says Darryl Millis,… read more

A recent Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine showed that hot and cold packs require 10 minutes to heat or cool tissue to the temperature required to alleviate inflammation. Photo ©Can Stock Photo.

KSU Works to Lessen Pain in Dogs

Pain management in companion animals is likely to get a boost upon completion of two studies set to begin at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, while some finished research will help veterinary clinics and owners minimize dogs’ pain after surgery and may help with human patients as well. James K. Roush, D.V.M., M.S.,… read more