Signs of OA

  • Reluctance to climb stairs
  • Difficulty jumping
  • Difficulty rising, sitting or
    squatting to eliminate
  • Stiffness after exercise

Here’s what to look for.

If you think your dog is in pain, pay attention to his behavior. If you see any of the signs listed below, your dog may be suffering from osteoarthritis.

Remember that dogs tend to be “people pleasers,” and might try to hide their pain when you play with them. So watch your dog closely to detect the subtle signs of pain.