The arthritis “triad” is a combination of THREE commonly used medications for canine arthritis discomfort. Tramadol is used WITH the other three medications in highly severe cases of osteoarthritis pain. Normally “triad” refers to the combination of Deramax, Methocarbamol and Gabapentin. Methocarbamol and Gabapentin have a WIDE therapeutic index but given together can make a dog kind of “out of it” at first.
Research seems to be validating more and more of Linus Pauling’s hypotheses about Vitamin C (ascorbate). Linus Pauling won the Nobel Prize, twice.
The arthritis Triad – Three medications that make a big difference in most arthritic dogs. Here’s a thorough discussion of arthritis in dogs. People never realize that there are more than 5 different things causing / impacting mobility issues. How to dose these medications? Well in the first place, it’d be the vet doing the … Read more
I’m no genius but these three medicines work wonders on Arthritis in canines. I’m sure it’s because it intercepts three out of five of the common factors in canine arthritic symptoms. (I’ll pick all that in another article) Here’s the three medicines How they’re used What we want to achieve What we do with those … Read more
Goodbye Dear One How old am I? I just couldn’t say, I lived in the moment, From each day to day. All I’ve known Is chase, and play Guarding you, and to Do as you say. It’s been so great to be in your Pack Included in all things, We each “got our backs” But … Read more
What are the BIG Threats to Longevity in Dogs? I’d like to do an article that describes “what really kills dogs“, or “What gets in the way of dog and cat longevity?” There’s just so much stuff out there. With the advent of the Interwebs, veryone can sell advertising! 15 or 20 years ago it … Read more
There is a period of time in the life of a dog where it has arthritis but not very severely. It just needs “a little help. Keeping in mind that dogs are aging seven times faster than we are, you realize that the period of time where they just need a little help is kind … Read more
All dogs and cats ‘wear out’ or face ‘end of life’ and when it’s time, there’s things we do. Euthanasia is one of those things. Georgia and a bunch of lawyers got together and made it necessary to make a “form” that gets signed to allow euthanasia. Nothing fancy, really. But it identifies someone as … Read more
Here, putting a dog down is done as peacefully as possible. You can be with them for all of it. Everything’s done in the exam room. Anyone you want can be there in your family, friends. When you’re ready, I give a shot of Morphine. The dog might wince for a second. Then you give … Read more