bit creaky? Slowing up a bit? Stiff in the mornings? Whilst this may be true for yourself, I wonder if you’ve noticed similar signs in your pet. Arthritis can impact animals in similar ways to humans, and it’s good to be aware of the signs so we can keep your furry friend springing about comfortably for as long as possible.
Arthritis – what actually is it?
Simply put, arthritis means inflammation of the joint. A healthy joint is where the ends of two bones meet, with smooth cartilage to protect each bone surface, and an oily joint fluid in the joint space to allow easy gliding movement.