Liver Problems in Old Dogs

Liver Problems in Old Dogs

This post looks at liver problems in old dogs and how to adopt a holistic approach to treating liver disease in dogs. The liver handles lots of different tasks – from detoxifying wastes and cleansing the blood, metabolizing nutrients (fat...

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Canine Cushing’s Disease

Canine Cushing’s Disease

Did you know that every year in the United States, about 100,000 dogs receive the diagnosis of Cushing’s disease? Among these dogs, a majority of them are middle-aged and old dogs. So I wanted to write a detailed post on this disease...

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Dog Kidney Failure

Dog Kidney Failure

So I thought it would be helpful to dog parents if I did a detailed article on kidney failure in dogs. This article covers the following topics: What is Dog Kidney Failure Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs Chronic Kidney Failure in Dogs How to...

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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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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 Has your pawsome oldie recently become more withdrawn?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 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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Diabetes in Old Dogs

Diabetes in Old Dogs

Diabetes in old dogs is rather common. Is your older dog drinking a lot more water recently, and having to go pee-pee more frequently? Has she started losing weight even though she seems to be hungry and wanting food all the time? If so, your dog...

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