Category Archives for Senior Dog Health

Tips For Caring For Senior Dogs

When your dog becomes older, he is likely to undergo physical and behavior changes. Some of these may be visible while others are easier to miss or misinterpret.  Caring for senior dogs means becoming

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How To Entertain An Old Dog

If your dog is spending more time lying in his bed than chasing tennis balls, don’t mistake his lack of enthusiasm for his favorite pastimes as a lack of interest in doing fun things altogether. As dogs

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Suggestions for Keeping Your Old Dog Moving

As dogs grow older, they have less energy to do the things they have always enjoyed. Some develop arthritis and other joint disease, making movements more painful. Even when your older dog prefers laying

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What to Look for in a Bed for Senior Dogs

Like so many things in your senior dog’s life, you may need to look at different features to find him the perfect bed. Even if your dog’s (and yours!) favorite sleeping place is at the foot of your

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Foods and Supplements to Protect Your Old Dog against Cancer

Dogs are prone to many of the same conditions and diseases as humans. One of the biggest concerns is that of cancer, especially in old dogs. The reason that there are foods and supplements to protect your

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The Best Shampoo for Your Senior Dog

You want to go the extra mile to make sure your senior dog is as healthy and comfortable as possible. After all, your best friend deserves the extra attention during his golden years. You may have made

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Fun Activities to Do with Your Older Dog

By the time your dog becomes a senior, you have probably had enough time with him to know what he enjoys. Now that he may be lacking energy or have a tender mouth or achy joints, it may just be a matter

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Some Supplements for Your Old Dog and Conditions They Are Used For

Just as humans have different nutritional needs once we begin to age, so do our canine friends. Their metabolism slows, they become more prone to weight gain, and their risk of developing a number of health

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Adopting a Senior Dog

6 Reasons Adopting a Senior Dog Is Better Than Adopting a Puppy

Senior dogs come to be in shelters in a number of ways. In some cases, their owners may have moved away and been unwilling or unable to take them to their new home. Sometimes a pet owner dies and leaves

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Fatty acid senior dog supplements

The Importance of Fatty Acid Senior Dog Supplements for Your Old Dog

Dogs age much faster than humans do; but in many of the same ways. Their bodies slow down and stop working as efficiently. They become more susceptible to a number of health conditions like arthritis,

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