Dog stiff after hunting

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Dog stiff after hunting

Postby Emailed Questions » Sun Nov 02, 2003 8:28 pm

I have a 2 year old English Springer Spaniel and after weekend of hard hunting he is very stiff even the next day I was told that aspirin was good to give a dog but then also was told it wasnt good to give a young dog is there something else that would help him the next day I plan to go on a 5 day pheasant hunt and would like to add something to my first aid kit for the dog
Thank for your insight
Wayne
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Postby Margaret » Mon Nov 03, 2003 3:28 am

Arnica drops.

Vet check to rule out HD.
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Postby Christie » Tue Nov 04, 2003 11:45 am

HD = Hip Dysplasia.
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Postby MikeB » Fri Nov 07, 2003 12:00 pm

After a complete vet check up you may want to consider a supplement that contains joint health ingredients. Check these out. I have personally used them all, one at a time, and they all worked very well to releave joint pain causing limping. They are listed in NO specific order.

Check out Springtime Inc. at"
http://www.springtimeinc.com/live/details.asp?prodid=38

And also NUPRO Joint Support formula at:
http://www.nuprosupplements.com/

Dr. Kruger's Ultimate Supplement - Joint and muscle formula
http://www.dockruger.com/index.htm
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Another site

Postby sherrie » Sat Nov 22, 2003 3:23 am

www.omahavaccine.com

They have a joint supplement and you can also give your dog a baby aspirin before and after. Or a real aspirin. No tylenol. I hope your dog is already in shape for hunting season. Carry water!

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Postby larue » Sat Nov 22, 2003 7:34 am

I guess the first question I would ask is this,,what kind of shape is the dog in? if he is not in good shape,,and then you run him hard,,it is a conditoining issue,,,if he is in good shape,,then I would go to your vet,,
rule out hips,,and go from there.....
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