What Can I Give My Dog For Pain? - Pain Relief For Dogs & Medicine

Hi,Dr. St. Clair! Thank you ever so much for your thoughtful and informative views on pain control for dogs. Three of my Rotti/Pit girls are now 8 years old and so we are just seeing some signs of Arthritis (or “Arf-ritis”). Luckily, my Vet is on board with your pain control ” tweaking” methods so my Dogs and I are grateful for this stance on the use of pain medication! It has made a huge difference already and we remain open to new and improved methods of pain management. Thank you so much for your progressive attitude on this subject..it means the World to Dogs and their guardians!!:))

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Most of my dogs have lived to nearly 20 years old and, as a result, they suffer from pain/old joints and inflammation. I really can’t afford to take my dog to the vet every month to get a prescription for a pain meds.

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If your dog is in pain, avoid human medications like aspirin and ibuprofen. Here's why. Narcotic pain relief medications have been used for a very long time. There are a number of these medications available with a wide variation in their pain relieving capability and in their potential for addiction. Fortunately, in veterinary medicine, addiction is much less of a problem than in human medicine for the simple reason that dogs and cats can't buy the medications themselves. It is still important to recognize that it can occur and to withdraw medications appropriately when there is a reasonable expectation that some degree of addiction may be present. Narcotic medications work well with other pain relief medications, especially the NSAIDs and combinations of these medications work better than either group alone. There are categories of narcotics and some of them work in ways that make it a bad idea to use one right after another or to use two antagonistic narcotics at the same time. This is mostly a worry for your veterinarian when prescribing narcotics but it is important not to use these medications without the advice and supervision of a veterinarian.

Aspirin and Ibuprofen: Are Human Pain Meds Safe for Dogs? - Dogster

Dog pain relief after surgery is necessary, to keep your pet comfortable. A surgery may be a traumatic event in the dog’s life and the post surgery pain may often be unbearable. There are numerous pain relief remedies that are recommended by vets.

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