If you’ve noticed any of the above behaviours, your pet may be in pain and it is best to contact your vet. Try to capture some video footage as it can be very helpful for your vet to see video evidence of the behavioural signs you have noticed at home.
Osteoarthritis is a lifelong condition that requires a combination of attentive home care and veterinary care.
One of the main goals of treatment of OA is managing the pain and inflammation it is associated with. Be sure to discuss this with your vet to determine the best course of action. Early diagnosis, treatment and regular check-ups can help your pet rediscover their youthful enthusiasm.