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MY GOLDEN/SHEP CROSS STARTED LIMPING AT 8YRS. HEAD GOING DOWN WITH EACH RT FRONT STEP

MICHIGAN STATE ANIMAL HOSPITOL SAID SHE HAD ARTHRIITIS IN HER RT FRONT ELBOW MODERATE AND STARTING IN THE LEFT, COMIN WITH BOTH BREEDS THEY SAID DON'T WALK HER SO MUCH AND NEVER LET HER RUN I THOUGHT AT THE RATE SHE WAS DECLINING I WILL HAVE HAVE TO PUT HER DOWN IN 6 MONTHS
BUT THRU RESEARCH I FOUND THE DOGS START LOOSING THE ABILITY TO MAKE THER OWN VIT. C AT ABOUT 5 YRS. I GAVE HER 250MG OF ESTER C, GLUCOSAMINE CONDROITEN,( NZYMES), A DIGESTIVE ENZYME
AND A GOOD DOG FOOD SHE SHOWED INPROVEMENT IN 2 MONTHS AND IT WENT AWAY AFTER 9 WEEKS.
NEVER TO RETURN AND SHE WAS BACK TO BEING THE FASTEST DOG IN THE PARK. I AM SO HAPPY THAT I COULD HELP MY YODA , AND PERHAPS THIS INFO. CAN HELP OTHERS. VIT C RATE IS 3MG. PER POUND
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You're yelling! It's very hard to read. Dog has arthritis. Vet said don't exercise her as much. You fed her better food and gave a supplement. Made it better. Is that correct?

Unfortunately, arthritis doesn't go away forever. Vets rarely recommend less exercise. I would listen to them even if she is feeling better. They don't want her joints to be stressed any further.
 
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I'm so glad that you found successful relief for her, thank you for sharing the information here. Cheers to many more happy, healthy years for Yoda. What did the MSU vets say about the results?
(p.s. I agree with DevWind about the all caps, next time, if you need to see, try to enlarge your font - all uppercase is very hard to read and is perceived as yelling online - I know it sounds crazy, but it really is.)
 

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That's great. I had a similar experience with my last dog - arthritis in one wrist and developing in the second at age 10. I put her on an NSAID and she was like a new dog - never limped again and played ball til the end. Arthritis is definitely treatable. Keeping them slim and fit helps, too.
 

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You're yelling! It's very hard to read.
In 1990 when everyone had AOL and dial up, caps lock was "yelling." These days, it's recognized as frequently being used by visually impaired people to help them navigate the internet. Without knowing the situation, it's best not to chastise someone who may be visually impaired over their choice of font or capitalization, because it may be the only way they can participate.
 

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In 1990 when everyone had AOL and dial up, caps lock was "yelling." These days, it's recognized as frequently being used by visually impaired people to help them navigate the internet. Without knowing the situation, it's best not to chastise someone who may be visually impaired over their choice of font or capitalization, because it may be the only way they can participate.
I've heard that before, but what makes no sense about that supposition (to me) is that if they can't see to type, can they read my answer in normal non-shouting font?
 

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I've heard that before, but what makes no sense about that supposition (to me) is that if they can't see to type, can they read my answer in normal non-shouting font?
I have a friend who's visually impaired, and she types in caps, but she has some kind of program on her laptop that can read the text to her in a robot voice. Might be the case here? I have no idea. Either way, I'd rather not make someone who can't see well feel bad about using caps accidentally.
 

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In 1990 when everyone had AOL and dial up, caps lock was "yelling." These days, it's recognized as frequently being used by visually impaired people to help them navigate the internet. Without knowing the situation, it's best not to chastise someone who may be visually impaired over their choice of font or capitalization, because it may be the only way they can participate.
That’s why font size can be changed. Caps does not make anything easier to read. And it does still mean yelling or emphasis. 🤷🏻‍♀️
 

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I have a friend who's visually impaired, and she types in caps, but she has some kind of program on her laptop that can read the text to her in a robot voice. Might be the case here? I have no idea. Either way, I'd rather not make someone who can't see well feel bad about using caps accidentally.
My assumption was that it was some kind of speech to text program on somebody's computer or cell phone, except there are a lot of typos in the original post as opposed to incorrect words which a lot of us who can't be bothered to type messages on our cells experience. I'm sure there's people out there somewhere whose speech patterns and accents are perfect for the cell phones to type it up without the need to stop and fix words, but anyways....

I assume this was an elderly person stuck on the caps lock or perhaps somebody who doesn't know where to put capital letters in a sentence, so just makes them all capitals. :)

I'm curious about the message in the post itself as somebody who had a dog with bad elbows. I do not necessarily see that such a slight change in supplement would miraculously make lameness completely go away. So I'm wondering about what exactly was the difference. Like for example, did the dog lose weight and was that the difference? Then I'm very curious about what exactly was given to the dog + if a vet or nutrition specialist for dogs verified the total vitamins and nutrients the dog was getting. <= When I was raising my Bertie years ago and was scared to death he was going to have bad hips or elbows when he grew up, because it seemed to be my bad luck.... I started out giving him Ester C and waffled between that and actual vitamin C, but got really scared by articles on how some supplements could mess up things for a growing puppy.
 

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In 1990 when everyone had AOL and dial up, caps lock was "yelling." These days, it's recognized as frequently being used by visually impaired people to help them navigate the internet. Without knowing the situation, it's best not to chastise someone who may be visually impaired over their choice of font or capitalization, because it may be the only way they can participate.
Several years before my grandmother passed away, she was using email as one of several ways to keep in touch with family, and because of her poor vision, every email we received was all in caps. I understand it may be common to perceive caps as yelling, but I agree that for some people it is the only way they can participate and stay connected using a computer.

And btw, I'd give anything to get another all cap email from my grannie.💔
 

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Several years before my grandmother passed away, she was using email as one of several ways to keep in touch with family, and because of her poor vision, every email we received was all in caps. I understand it may be common to perceive caps as yelling, but I agree that for some people it is the only way they can participate and stay connected using a computer.

And btw, I'd give anything to get another all cap email from my grannie.💔
Sorry for your loss. 💕
 
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