Advise needed on Rx for old dog.

Discussion in 'Woof Memorial Critter's Corner' started by WIMPY, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. WIMPY

    WIMPY

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    My 11 y/o golden is getting so he is having a hard time getting around. Mostly in hips. I know there are a lot of new Rx's out there but I would like to hear what has worked for you and what about cost involved.
     
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    What are you feeding him? There are lots of accounts where switching Fido from mainstream kibble (Iams, Science Diet, Purina crap) to a natural diet has made a marked difference. That's where I would start. If he is already on a natural diet, then I defer.
     

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    +1 on what Turbo said

    My guy is 13 and I have had excellent results with Metacam.

    After a month on it, there was a huge difference in his mobility.
    Ask your Vet.