Bulldogs and French bulldog’s pain and pain control must be addressed at every level of veterinary care.
Our perception of pain and how it affects our precious pets have dramatically changed.
Owners of bulldogs and French bulldogs being more aware of pain and its influence on their pets’ quality of life has enabled us to implement effective pain management and elevate the standard of care.
Overlooked Painful Medical Conditions In Bulldogs
Some of the most overlooked and painful conditions in bulldogs and French bulldogs are:
- Bulldog Ear Infections
- Bulldogs Tail Pocket Skin Fold Infections
- Bulldog Oral and Dental Disease
- Bulldog Chronic Arthritis
- Bulldog Urinary Tract Infections
- Anal Gland Impaction
Bulldog Cycle of Pain and its Consequences
Untreated pain can initiate a vicious cycle leading to hypersensitivity, stress, and anxiety, further intensifying pain and hindering healing.
Additionally, these negative emotions may contribute to behavioral problems and reduced interaction with owners.
Thus, controlling pain in a timely manner is important.
Bulldogs and French Bulldogs Pain PRESENTATION:
- Reduced Activity and Limping
- Panting, Rapid Breathing, and vocalizing (crying)
- Shaking, Quivering, and Abnormal Sleeping
- Behavior Changes: Grumpy
- Appetite changes
- Hide, or Seek Attention, does not want to be touched
- Urinating and Defecating in the house
PAIN CONTROL EARLY START:
To prevent emotional and physical distress, pain and pain control must begin early.
Bulldog Pain and Multimodal Pain Management Approach:
Effectively addressing pain in bulldogs and French bulldogs requires a multimodal approach, incorporating various strategies based on the cause and severity of the pain.
I recommend a holistic, multimodal approach that combines traditional treatments with
- New-age therapies
- Stem Cell Therapy
- PRP Therapy
- Laser Therapy
- Weight management
- Quality diet
FDA-approved CBD (cannabidiol) Oils and THC(tetrahydrocannabinol)
- Balanced nutritional management
- Pain control RX:
- Physical therapy: Gentle exercises and stretches can enhance mobility and joint function, reducing pain and discomfort.
- Environmental modifications:
- comfortable bedding
- temperature control
- Therapeutic bully supplements
Dr. Kraemer’s bull arthritis and acheless bundles contain natural active botanicals that may assist in relieving minor aches and discomfort
Joint and Arthritis Therapeutic Supplements
- V4B Bully Comfort Plus Formula,
- V4b Bully Advanced Total Joint Formula,
- V4B Bully Omega EFA Fish Oil
- V4B Bully HEMP Mobility
Anxiety and Pain Therapeutic Supplements
Pain Control and CBD
Cautions: Bulldogs exhibit high sensitivity to the psychoactive component of THC.
CBD oils extracted from the hemp plant demonstrate a high safety rating, with improvements documented in various conditions.
In line with the “do no harm” rule, it is essential to engage in comprehensive research and exclusively procure from reputable pharmacies that provide FDA-approved products.
PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR BULLDOGS
Bulldogs and French Bulldogs experience pain similarly to humans and should receive adequate pain control for both chronic and acute conditions.
Bulldogs are wired to conceal pain, a pre-domestication evolutionary advantage.
Pain management for bulldogs should always be provided, including:
- Pre- and post-surgery
- Dental procedures
Dr. R. J. Kraemer: With a specialization in Bulldogs, French Bulldogs, and other Brachycephalic breeds, Dr. Kraemer has dedicated his career to educating the bulldog community about the unique medical and surgical requirements of the breed. These encompass preventive care and wellness, customized anesthesia, and employing a multimodal approach to address their unique medical conditions.
Some of the breed-specific medical issues he focuses on include
Airway obstructive disease
Orthopedics tailored for bulldogs
Ear canal disease preventive care
Skin and allergy management
Eyes and eyelid abnormalities
Pain and stress control
As a leading provider of cutting-edge regenerative and alternative medicine, Dr. Kraemer offers services such as stem cell therapy, laser treatments, and PRP. Additionally, he maintains a longstanding relationship with Bulldog Rescue, contributing funds and providing shelter, medical, and surgical services for their bulldogs.
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