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A Senior Dog Diet - Just When Should You Give Your Dog One?

 September 19, 2008 You hate to admit it, but your furry pal is getting a little older. You want to ensure that your pet is happy and healthy for many years to come. You have heard all of the hype about the new dog ..

Why Dog Beds Are Good For a Senior Dog

 July 26, 2008 Every dog, no matter what age, likes to have his own special place to sleep because it causes your canine friend to feel more secure. The perfect place is a quiet, comfortable and dry spot. Good ..

Your Dogs History Can Determine If They Suffer From ..

 July 26, 2008 All dogs itch, scratch, and lick themselves, but when the itching or scratching becomes too much to bear not only for the human owner and for the dog itself, you need to take your dog to a vet. If ..

Different Styles of Dog Beds For Your Senior Dog

 July 26, 2008 There are many styles, shapes, colors and fabrics to choose from and there are many websites that sell dog beds, which makes buying them easy and convenient. A rectangular thermo-regulating pad ..

Pet Safe Heated Dog Beds Are a Senor Dogs Best Friend

 July 23, 2008 When the dog gets up in years apart for the carpet may not be as comfortable for them as they would wish. An older dog has a hard time beating up on the couch or bed and sometimes the floor just too ..

Should I Give Supplements to My Senior Dog?

 July 16, 2008 Some senior dogs may see some benefits with supplements. Hip and joint problems have been greatly diminished by these types additions to their nutritional needs. Arthritis and other joint pain can be .

What Should the Diet of My Senior Dog Consist Of?

 July 15, 2008 There are a few choices when it comes to the senior dog diet. No matter what the choice the diet should be well-balanced and low in calories, fat, and protein, but high in fiber, just like humans. ..

When Do You Change Your Senior Dogs Diet

 July 14, 2008 When your dog starts to age their metabolism slows down as well as their digestion and other metabolic functions. A question that comes up often is when should you change your older dogs diet to dog ..

Augmentation Therapy, Holistic Medicine, and Homepathy ..

 July 07, 2008 Augmentation Therapy It is also known as orthomolecular medicine uses large amounts of vitamins and minerals for preventing pathology, remedying nutritional deficiencies, and healing damaged tissue. ..

Herbs For Geriatric Dogs

 July 07, 2008 Many alternative therapies can help dogs live longer and healthier lives than modern, Western medicines. They can also treat specific diseases if you know the right combinations of the right herbs to .

Physiotherapy and Honey For Your Senior Dog

 July 07, 2008 This has been used as a treatment for humans for quite some time, but it increasingly recognized as a treatment for pets. It is the use of physical techniques to treat injuries dysfunction of ..

Aquatic Therapy For Your Senior Dog

 July 07, 2008 Some animal hospitals now have aquatic therapy for your pet. It is a good therapy to use during the rehabilitation process. Since Fido is weightless in water this therapy can be started earlier than ..

Acupuncture For Senior Dogs

 July 01, 2008 The majority of vets think that dogs live longer than they did previously. They say this is attributable to healthier diets, vaccinations whereby puppy diseases are eliminated, and improved health ..

Excess Weights and Synovial Joints in Senior Dogs

 July 01, 2008 Excess weight - excess weight on the geriatric dog can be extremely dangerous to the animal's health and well-being, just like humans. Their metabolism slow as the dog ages, they don't run around as ..

Common Medical Conditions For Senior Dogs

 July 01, 2008 Heartworm disease - This is a very treatable disease if caught early and prevention is the name of the game with heartworm disease. Even indoor dogs can benefit from preventative medicine. And ..

Loss of House Training and Heart Disease is Common in Senior ..

 July 01, 2008 Loss of house training - some dogs lose their ability to go outside to eliminate waste when they get older. This could be a sign of a medical problem. Some such problems as the holding it in for long .

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction, Aggression, and Dementia in ..

 July 01, 2008 Canine Cognitive Dysfunction - CCD - More than half of the dogs over 10 years old will experience some form of canine cognitive dysfunction. This is characterized by behavioral problems ranging from ..

Common Ailments of Senior Dogs

 July 01, 2008 There are several diseases and ailments that your dog can have as she or he ages. Some of them are treatable, some of them you just make them as comfortable as possible until it runs its course. Like .

Bringing a Senior Dog Into a New Household

 July 01, 2008 There are a myriad of reasons that older dogs are taken to shelters and it usually isn't for behavioral problems. Usually the dog is up for adoption for reasons that pertained to the owner not the ..

The Senior Dog and Bladder Control

 July 01, 2008 For your senior dog with vision problems it's best not to rearrange furniture because he'll be able to cope better when he knows where the furniture is already. In this case, using baby gates to keep .

Setting Up Your Home So That the Senior Dog is More Comfortable

 July 01, 2008 When your beloved pet gets older it needs a more comfortable living arrangement. The first thing you may notice is that his muzzle is graying. Your dog doesn't have as much energy as he used to and ..

Senior Dogs Forgetting Commands and Becoming Nippy

 July 01, 2008 You may notice that Fluffy doesn't respond to your voice commands like she used to do. This could be a signal that she's losing her hearing. In this case you may need to use more hand signals to get ..

A Senior Dogs Comfort Needs to Be Taken Into Consideration

 July 01, 2008 If your senior dog has trouble with mobility caused by arthritis, hip displacement, loss of strength, then trim the hair around his paws that will aid in traction on slippery floors and install ..

Leaving Your Senior Dog at a Pet Sitter

 July 01, 2008 Many times when a pet owner reads that the pet sitter is licensed, bonded, and insured they think the sitter is licensed after taking a course in pet sitting. Though there isn't any professional ..

Senior Dog Travel and Pet Sitters

 July 01, 2008 When you plan a trip-that summer vacation or winter trek your senior dog will be more comfortable staying at home than in a boarding kennel or at the vet's in a cage. So if you must travel without ..

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