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Herbal remedies for pain management in dogs PART II

Seeing our beloved dogs in pain crush us from inside. No one knows it better than me. I am currently semi- fostering 9 dogs who live in my locality. Two of them have a sprained leg (Guy and Oreo), one of them has hair shedding off her body (Momma Gal), one of them suffered a stroke (Anne) a while back but is doing better now. Thus, I keep looking for natural remedies to help my kids. 

Herbal remedies for pain management in dogs (PART I)

In my previous blog post,  11 signs that your dog is in pain ,  I discussed the possible symptoms you can use to identify that your beloved boy/girl is suffering from pain. However, our role as dog guardians does not end there, does it? We are completely responsible for their mental, physical and emotional well being. Thus, our role starts from diagnosing that our pup might be in pain to doing everything we can to help and alleviate the discomfort and pain. Although the first thing to do is to set up an appointment with your veterinarian, sometimes this option may come with its own set of difficulties like:

DIY indoor activity course for dogs

Make this DIY indoor activity course for your pooch and never let your dog lack in exercise.

CORONAVIRUS!! What you need to know as a dog guardian?

Coronavirus! What you need to know as a dog guardian!

Effects of administering NSAIDs to dogs (pain killers)

Are NSAIDs really worth as a pain management option for your dog?

18 signs, a dog is in pain

18 signs, a dog is in pain and what to do Dogs are probably the most resilient creatures on this planet. They try to not be bothered by small cuts or bruises. Since they cannot speak, it is difficult to understand whether your dog is in pain  because of an injury or any other underlying cause. In this article I bring you the symptoms and signs of your dog in pain.  I am currently taking care of an Indian pariah dog (named Guy Wigglebutt) who lives in my colony. The first night I found Guy, he was wailing in pain (I am guessing he was in a fight with other dogs). He could barely get up. He would not have lasted beyond a few days if I did not tend to his pain immediately. He had a huge swelling on his right thigh and would cry if he had to move it even an inch. His leg is better now however, he still has a severe limp. I am hoping with regular care and massage with arnica oil, he will be back to his former self soon.  A note of caution: Never attempt to treat your dog's pai