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Pain Management for Aging Duck Dogs

The best options for helping your retriever deal with everyday discomfort as they get older.

Pain Management for Aging Duck Dogs

It's common for aging dogs to experience day-to-day aches and pains; here's what you need to consider when looking to help them stay comfortable. (Photo By: dezy/

If you’re lucky your duck dog will live long enough to experience everyday aches and pains associated with old age. If you’re really lucky, your dog will avoid this daily discomfort until it has taken a dozen laps around the sun and is truly old. But not everyone gets lucky, and it’s pretty common for dogs that have just recently left middle age behind to start moving slowly and exhibiting some discomfort.

This is hard to watch, but often, inevitable. However, this doesn’t mean that there aren’t options for addressing low-level pain in our retrievers, because there are. But first, according to Lead Veterinarian for

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