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Old 13-12-2019, 08:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My lab is 10 and has arthritis he is on yumove anybody any suggestions to something better ?? Thanks
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In my experience any supplement may or may not work with any particular dog. It's a matter of trying different supplements until you find the one which works for your dog. Yumove is generally accepted as very good. Another possibility is Joint Aid.

https://www.vetuk.co.uk/dog-suppleme...or-dogs-p-4916

But sometimes we have to accept that the only way is a strong pain killer. My old Anna was one such, and for her I used Metacam. Often you can get away with a lower dose than the recommended. In the case of Anna I was using around a third of the recommended dose.

Don't expect anything to give immediate relief, in all cases it takes a time to build up in the body before it starts to take effect. Probably up to 2 to 3 weeks.

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Hi, my old boy Jordi had severe arthritis in his elbow. He couldn’t have anti inflammatory medication as it affected his liver. He had to have Tramadol for pain relief but I also discovered Curcupet-K9 from a company called FutureYou. It’s primarily consisting of turmeric which is a natural anti inflammatory. I found it gave him much better movement and he was on it until I lost him last year aged 14. He’d had the problem since he was 6. Another thing I had tried was Synoquin available from many online pet suppliers. Hope that helps.
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Have a nosey at riaflex. Great value for money and stronger than standard yumove
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Twiggy was on Synoquin until she got to about 12 then she moved over to Nutraquin - Presciption only but did make a difference
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