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10 Health Issues That Can Impact Senior Dogs

As our dogs age, they require specialized care, just as humans do. In many cases, the signs of aging can be slowed drastically through therapies and medications that will keep your pup comfortable well into their golden years. Here are ten health issues to watch for and what you can do about them. Read

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10 Health Issues That Can Impact Senior Dogs By ContentFly

As our dogs age, they require specialized care, just as humans do. In many cases, the signs of aging can be slowed drastically through therapies and medications that will keep your pup comfortable well into their golden years. Here are ten health issues to watch for and what you can do about them.

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10 Must-Ask Questions at Senior Dog Vet Visits By Rebecca Kelley

Preparing questions for the vet helps you and your senior dog get the most out of your next visit. Here are 10 questions to ask at your senior dog's next vet visit.

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10 Symptoms in Older Dogs You Shouldn't Ignore By Rebecca Kelley

Learn about the symptoms of the most common and the most concerning diseases that can affect your senior dog here.

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11 Things You Can Do to Make Life Easier for Your Dog with Arthritis & Joint Pain By ContentFly

Arthritis is common among all pets, regardless of age. It is important to look out for signs your dog may be in pain. There are many things you can do to help manage your dog's arthritis and joint pain as they get older.

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5 Awesome Reasons To Adopt A Senior Pet! By Meredith Alling

Senior pets are a rare breed all in their own. They have certain qualities that most pet parents could only dream of their new puppy having. Here are some great reasons you should consider adopting a senior pet.

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8 Things to Know About Your Senior Dog By ContentFly

Problems that senior dogs face that need attention and solutions.

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Aging and Old Dog Behaviors By Sora Wondra

As dogs age into their senior years, their behavior tends to change dramatically. Here are some important signs pet parents should look out for in their older dog, in order to be proactive in getting them the care they need.

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All About Dog Pneumonia By Meredith Alling

Pneumonia is never a good diagnosis whether itโ€™s in people or dogs. Pneumonia is a serious disease that causes damage to the lungs and lower respiratory tract, and if left untreated can be deadly.

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As your dog gets older what behavior changes can you expect? By ContentFly

Dogโ€™s at all ages of their life have unique behavior traits. Puppyโ€™s are a handful and bustling with energy and weโ€™ve all got an idea of how a puppy acts. On the flip side, older dogs also exhibit unique behaviors that need to be understand so that as a pet owner youโ€™re not worrying that something is wrong. Letโ€™s take a look at these behavior changes.

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Choosing a Dog Food for Your Senior Dog By Team PetCareRx

Is old age starting to creep up on your dog? Learn how to feed your senior to keep that tail wagging all the way through their golden years.

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Dog Dementia: How it Affects Aging Dogs By Sora Wondra

Dog dementia is a decline that is seen in dogs who are getting up there in years. Although it's irreversible, there are many things that pet parents can do to help their dog and their family cope.

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Everything You Need to Know About Aging Dog Care By Lauren Leonardi

A lot of changes come with an aging dog. They aren't as spry as they once were and they need a different level of looking after. Here is some guidance to help you make your dog's golden years as bright as possible.

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Food To Help Your Senior Dog Lose Weight By Dr. Joe Wakshlag

Feeding an overweight senior dog means finding the right nutritional balance. Here's what you need to know to find the best food for your senior dog.

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How Old Is My Dog? By Mary Kearl

How do dog years correspond to people years? The rule of taking your dogโ€™s age and multiplying by seven doesn't always work. Learn how to calculate your dog's age here.

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How to Adopt Shelter Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

Animal shelters can be stressful places, and dogs won't always be themselves at first when you go to meet and adopt. Learn how to successfully adopt a dog from a shelter.

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How to Take Care of Senior Dogs By ContentFly

As much as youโ€™d like to ignore their graying muzzle or the fact that they no longer enjoy long walks or have difficulty climbing onto things, the healthy thing to do is embrace your dogโ€™s aging years and do your best to make sure that youโ€™re looking after them properly and trying to keep your senior dog as healthy and happy as possible.

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Nutrition for Your Senior Dog By Dr. Joe Wakshlag

Senior dogs have different dietary needs as they age. Learn the principles of nutrition for older dogs.

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Outfit Your Home For Your Aging Dog By Mary Kearl

Just like having to โ€œpuppy proofโ€ your home when your first brought home your brand new best friend, it is equally as important to tailor your home as your dog ages. Every dog ages at different times depending on their particular breed and size, so it is important to keep an eye out for common issues that affect seniors. Find out some great tips here.

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Senior Dog Care: Keeping Your Senior Pet Healthy By Lauren Leonardi

Older dogs need to have their health monitored just like anyone else their (relative) age. You can improve and prolong your pups golden years just by being more attentive to your dog's health. Here are some things to look out for.

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Telling your child that youโ€™ll have to put down their four-legged best friend. By ContentFly

Itโ€™s one of the most difficult moments of pet ownership for both you and your family. Telling your children that their four-legged best friend has to leave them for good, and youโ€™re not quite sure how to answer them when they ask the dreaded why? Here are tips on how to get through this.

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The Best Senior Dog Pet Supplies By Kat Sherbo

Older dogs, like people, can't always do the same things they used to. For your aging pup, you should kit them out with age appropriate gear. Here is a list of some of the best senior dog products on the market.

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Tips for Managing Your Aging Dogโ€™s Diet and Health By ROIHigh

One of the most misunderstood aspects of aging dogs is their nutritional requirements. Are you supposed to feed them a certain type of food? More than what they usually got when they were younger? Less? Nutritional requirements for senior canines can be a difficult topic to navigate.

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Training an Older Dog By Lauren Leonardi

Forget what you've been told: old dogs can learn new tricks! Try teaching your geriatric pooch something. It is a great way to keep their mind active, and can be useful as well. Here's how.

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What you need to know about Senior Dog Dementia By ContentFly

Senior dogs may sometimes have whatโ€™s known as dog dementia. Instances where they seem disoriented, behave strangely with family members, exhibit irregular sleep patterns, and sometimes soil in the house. Identifying early signs are key to managing this condition so ensure your dog has regular check-ups and keep a note of these changes in behavior.

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