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My pets now over 11 years old and she's got arthritis. As I live in upstairs home it's difficult for her to go up and down the stairs. For now she can make it but over time it will get harder. Any tips for helping her go up and down? When we try to carry her it seems to hurt her more so we avoid that, unless it's an emergency. Maybe some sort of brace?
If anyone has had to deal with a similar situation please let me know.
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Talk to your vet about pain-relief meds. I keep some Gabapentin on hand and use it only when my senior lab/weim mix is having a particularly bad day. She also doesn't like being carried.
 

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Thanks for the response. Have you tried glucosamine or dasuquin, this was recommended by someone else?
 
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