2) Keep dogs active so their joints do not get stiff. Dogs with benefit from gentle massage therapy and if you have a few extra dollars to toss around there are special indoor heated swimming pools which will improve mobility in a weightless environment and also offer low impact aerobic benefits.
3)Cold weather brings out the worst pain In arthritis. While prescription pain-relief drugs are effective they have a myriad of nasty side-effects. CBD Oil is the most talked about and researched natural supplement in history and a 2018 study at Cornell University confirmed a pain reduction for dogs with arthritis.
4) A strong supportive one-piece memory foam bed is ideal for dogs with arthritis. Try and keep the bed in a non-drafty, carpeted warm area of the house.
5) In stormy weather at temperatures below 32 F senior dogs with thin coats(hair) will benefit from doggy jackets and boots.Boots provide traction, will keep tender paws warm and protect against the burn from salt and deicing agents.