Dog In Pain

Dog In Pain

Is your old dog in pain? How can you tell one way or the other? As we age, we are more prone to aches and pains in the body. So are our dogs. As dogs get older, it’s more likely for them to develop health issues, some of which can cause pain –...

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Bone Broths for Dogs

Bone Broths for Dogs

Bone broths for dogs are easy to make and rich in nutrients. They are particularly beneficial to dogs with arthritis and joint pain. Have you been making bone broths for yourself and your dogs? If not, you should! Benefits of Bone Broths for Dogs...

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Weight Gain in Old Dogs

Weight Gain in Old Dogs

Introduction Sudden weight gain in old dogs could be alarming, as it could be caused by an underlying health issue. So, if your older dog has recently put on some weight, try to find out what causes the gain in weight and do something about it!...

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Old Dog Seizure

Old Dog Seizure

Witnessing an episode of old dog seizure could be scary and traumatic. Seizures can happen to all dogs, of course, but in older dogs, the causes are usually more severe. In particular, if your old dog suddenly has episodes of seizures, take her...

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Old Dog Not Eating

Old Dog Not Eating

Is your old dog not eating as eagerly lately? Worried and frustrated that your pawsome oldie is showing less interest in her food? I guess most dog parents would agree that dogs live for FOOD. At least mine did. Even at her ripe old age of 15...

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Old Dog Flatulence

Old Dog Flatulence

Dog flatulence! Oh dear! Is your old dog gassy? As a dog parent, I bet this sounds pretty familiar: You are enjoying your dinner, or your favorite TV show, and your beloved dog is sleeping peacefully by your side. (What a blissful picture!) Then...

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Old Dog Vestibular Disease

Old Dog Vestibular Disease

This post is intended to be a dog owner’s guide to old dog vestibular disease. Imagine your old dog suddenly becoming wobbly and walking unsteadily, her head tilted, her eyes flicking back and forth, and she looks totally disoriented. What...

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Old Dog Anxiety

Old Dog Anxiety

Old dog anxiety is rather common – my old dog Hana had it – and it is not difficult to understand why older dogs tend to be more anxious. Having to deal with anxiety in an old dog is not easy, to say the least. But, as you can see, there are...

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Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Canine cognitive dysfunction is similar to Alzheimer’s disease in people. Has your pawsome oldie recently become more withdrawn? Does she look a bit disoriented? And does she wake up in the middle of the night and pace around the room? Is...

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Strokes in Old Dogs

Strokes in Old Dogs

Strokes in old dogs are rather prevalent. It used to be commonly believed that strokes do not happen as frequently in dogs as they do in humans. Recently, more common use of MRIs has revealed that actually strokes in older dogs are not as rare as...

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Old Dog Mobility Issues

Old Dog Mobility Issues

Detecting Old Dog Mobility Issues Old dog mobility issues can be detected by carefully observing the dog’s daily behavior, such as how he moves and stretches. Read on to find out how. Just like older humans, older dogs suffer from stiff...

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Old Dog Urinary Incontinence

Old Dog Urinary Incontinence

Old dog urinary incontinence – feeling frustrated by your older dog’s faulty “plumbing system”? You are not alone! Many older dogs suffer from urinary incontinence, and often there is an underlying cause. The first thing to do, if your dog...

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