Natural pain relief for dogs
Here you will find Natural pain relief for dogs. Most of these dog pain relief remedies are for dogs that are experiencing chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis or canine joint inflammation.
Let us get one thing out of the way. If your dog is experiencing acute undiagnosed pain you need to contact your veterinarian immediately!
Natural pain relief for dogs may sometimes be a bit trial and error as every dog may respond differently to particular herbs and oils, you also will not see immediate results, with many herbs and oils. Natural home remedies for dogs take time to build and distribute through your dogs joints and take effect.
If you prefer to purchase an effective, ready made natural dog pain supplement I recommend FlexPet w/ CM8 as being the best natural dog pain relief supplement.
Fish oil for dogs - Fish oil, is an excellent choice to help your dogs pain, fish oil is not only good for dogs experiencing pain but is good for all dogs. If you have more than one pet in your household you may consider giving them all a fish oil supplement. The fish oil dosage for dogs in pain is going to be about 4 times the recommended normal dosage. For dogs and even cats not in pain you should follow the recommended dosage. Fish oil is a safe and natural supplement however there are a couple of considerations. Dogs taking medication to thin the blood may require a lower dose. Ask your veterinarian about any drug interactions and dosages. When using fish oil supplements you should break open the capsule and mix the oil in your dogs food.
Glucosamine/Chondroitin - Recent studies have shown that glucosamine may not be as effective for joint pain as once believed however, I am of the belief that if your dog is currently taking a glucosamine/chondroitin and you feel that your dog is experiencing benefits from this product you should continue treatment while checking into other options.
Yucca for dog pain - Yucca, has natural anti inflammatory properties and may be tried for joint and arthritis pain the recommended dose of yucca is 1/2 teaspoon for small dogs and 1 teaspoon for larger dogs you may also add about 1/2 teaspoon of alfalfa to this mixture, simply mix these herbs with your dogs food.
Turmeric for dog pain - Turmeric is another effective anti inflammatory and effective against dog pain this may be used in the same dosage as Yucca while being blended with alfalfa as well.
Change your dogs diet - Seeking dog foods with natural ingredients high in proteins and omega natural oils will benefit dogs of any age. Visit my Top rated dog food pages and learn more about natural and healthy foods for your dog. You may also supplement your dogs diet by making your own dog food, choose the high quality meats, fruits, grains and vegetables that go into your dogs special meals.
Want to learn more about natural solutions to your dogs problems? Try your own herbal recipe for dog shampoo.
No matter what option you choose for natural pain relief for dogs it's worth the effort to keep your best friend happy healthy and pain free.
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