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Q. I have a 2 to - 3 year old pit- bull. His name is Jr. During winter mo.his hind-quarter swells up and he can't walk on it. It hurts him.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. Sounds like Junior is suffering from hip arthritis that is worsen with cold and damp weather. You should take him to the vet as anti inflammatory/pain killers could help him greatly.

There are also joint supplements such as Flexadin and Yumega that could be beneficial to him.


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