Equisearch suggests using a supplement that provides 6,000 to 10,000 milligrams of glucosamine and 1,250 to 5,000 milligrams of chondroitin per day. A brand that has been on the market for a long time is more likely to be effective.Know More
Because there is no regulation of equine joint supplements, some may not contain the ingredients they claim to.
For horses experiencing acute flare-ups or ongoing heat and swelling, try a supplement with hyaluronic acid. The full dose of hyaluronic acid is 100 milligrams per day. Unsaponifiables derived from soy or avocados and cetylated fatty acids may help protect cartilage from damage.Learn More
All veterinarians are required to be licensed doctors of veterinary medicine to practice, which means that holistic vets are as safe as traditional vets, according to the law. Debates about treatment practices are widespread and varied.Full Answer >
Medscape states that while pets were once suspected of harboring strep throat in households that had frequent outbreaks, the variety of strep that cats carry, called "Streptococcus canis," does not cause pharyngitis (also known as sore throat) in humans. Medscape cites a study that found no presence of strep throat-causing bacteria in family pets and concludes that there is no evidence of pets being a vector of human strep throat.Full Answer >
According to Dose My Pet, the common Xanax dosage for dogs is between 0.01 to 0.05 mg per pound. The Xanax dosage for an 11-pound dog is between 0.11 mg and 0.55 mg. Consultation with a veterinarian is recommended before administration to prevent any adverse reactions.Full Answer >
According to the ASPCA website, there are no drugs available that are capable of killing the parvovirus, as of 2014. Dogs infected with parvo typically require thorough care in a veterinary hospital, including antibiotics, drugs to mitigate vomiting and intravenous fluids.Full Answer >