Evaluation of the effects of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis.

@article{Roush2010EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the effects of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis.},
  author={James K. Roush and Alan R. Cross and Walter C. Renberg and Chadwick E. Dodd and Kristin A. Sixby and Dale A. Fritsch and Timothy A. Allen and Dennis E. Jewell and Daniel C Richardson and Phillip S. Leventhal and Kevin A. Hahn},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={236 1},
  pages={67-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of a food supplemented with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on weight bearing in dogs with osteoarthritis. DESIGN Randomized, double-blinded, controlled clinical trial. ANIMALS 38 client-owned dogs with osteoarthritis examined at 2 university veterinary clinics. PROCEDURES Dogs were randomly assigned to receive a typical commercial food (n = 16) or a test food (22) containing 3.5% fish oil omega-3 fatty acids. On day 0 (before the trial began) and days 45… CONTINUE READING