OA has both physical and emotional aspects.
For a dog, OA can be very painful. And, just like in humans, pain can negatively impact dogs not just physically, but also emotionally. The good news is that this pain can be managed. In a recent study, dogs showed significant improvement in both their emotional and physical well-being with the pain under control.
Think about your dog’s behavior in the past week. This scale helps measure your dog’s pain based on how your dog is feeling. For each statement, select the number that you think most accurately describes your dog