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Prevention is key in managing arthritis in dogs. Maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding excessive strain on joints, and regular veterinary check-ups can minimize the risk of arthritis. With a proactive approach to nutrition, exercise, and care, we can enhance our dogs' quality of life and protect their long-term joint health.

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At Fit Fur Purpose, we prioritize the well-being of dogs with arthritis, ensuring they receive the best possible care. Our team includes Amy, a qualified expert in Canine Arthritis Management, who understands the unique needs of dogs suffering from this condition. To alleviate discomfort and promote healing, we utilize state-of-the-art techniques such as Healed LED light therapy jackets. These jackets emit therapeutic light that helps reduce inflammation and soothe joint pain. In addition, we have implemented non-slip flooring throughout our facility, ensuring dogs can move around safely without the risk of slipping or exacerbating their arthritis symptoms. Our orthopedic beds provide optimal support and cushioning for joints, allowing dogs to rest comfortably and alleviate pressure on affected areas. At Fit Fur Purpose, we are committed to enhancing the quality of life for dogs with arthritis, providing them with the specialized care they need to thrive.



Did you know that arthritis affects a significant number of dogs worldwide? According to recent statistics, approximately 20% of dogs over the age of one develop some form of arthritis during their lifetime. This translates to millions of dogs grappling with joint pain and reduced mobility. Arthritis can affect dogs of all breeds, sizes, and ages, but it becomes more prevalent as they grow older. Recognizing the widespread impact of this condition, Fit Fur Purpose is dedicated to addressing the specific needs of dogs with arthritis and providing them with effective care and support to enhance their overall well-being.



Engaging your dog in certain activities can help reduce the likelihood of developing arthritis and promote overall joint health. Here are some activities that can benefit your canine companion:

Regular exercise: Maintaining a healthy weight through regular exercise can alleviate stress on joints and help prevent obesity, a risk factor for arthritis. Activities such as daily walks, swimming, and interactive play sessions can help keep your dog active and strengthen their muscles.

Controlled and appropriate physical activity: While exercise is important, it's crucial to ensure that your dog engages in activities suitable for their age, breed, and physical condition. Avoid excessive jumping or high-impact activities, especially for breeds prone to joint issues.

Balanced diet: Providing your dog with a well-balanced, nutrient-rich diet can support their overall health, including joint health. Consult with your veterinarian to ensure your dog's diet includes essential nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, glucosamine, and chondroitin, which promote joint health.

Regular veterinary check-ups: Regular veterinary check-ups allow early detection and management of any joint issues. Your veterinarian can provide guidance on preventive measures specific to your dog's needs, including appropriate exercise routines, supplements, and potential lifestyle modifications.

Proper warm-up and cool-down: Before engaging in physical activities, ensure your dog has a proper warm-up routine, including gentle stretching, to prepare their muscles and joints. Similarly,

incorporating a cool-down period with gentle movements and stretching can help reduce stiffness and promote joint recovery.

By incorporating these activities into your dog's routine, you can help minimize the risk of arthritis and support their overall joint health throughout their life. Remember to tailor the activities to your dog's individual needs and always consult with a veterinarian for personalized advice.

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