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Old Dog Lumps & Bumps

Old dog lumps and bumps aren’t usually any different to the type of lumps and bumps younger dogs get. However there are some kinds of lumps or growths that are more often seen in middle-aged […]

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How To Keep Weight on an Older Dog

It can be difficult to keep weight on an older dog for several reasons, including poor appetite, poor digestive function, loss of muscle mass, slowing metabolism and more. However,┬áIllness/disease can cause sudden, significant or sustained […]

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IVDD Experiences In Dogs

IVDD experiences in dogs can vary significantly. Intervertebral Disc Disease is caused either by the degeneration of discs between the vertebrae due to aging, or by trauma to these discs (caused by an accident/exercise/trauma). Long-bodied […]

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Older Dog Not Eating?

Is your older dog not eating as much as he used to? ┬áIf so, it’s natural to worry – but not always necessary. There are lots of reasons why Fido’s appetite isn’t up to par. […]

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Getting Older Dogs To Eat

Getting older dogs to eat can often be a challenge as there are multiple reasons for our golden oldies to decide that they’re just not that hungry anymore. A gradual decrease in appetite which isn’t […]

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Best Dog Food For Senior Dogs

Choosing the right dog pain relief is an important part of helping your pet heal and feel better. Pain can be the result of a number of different conditions, and it’s important to know how […]

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Diabetic Dog Treats

Diabetic dog treats need to meet some specific guidelines, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t be tasty, nutritious and appealing to your golden oldie! There are many different types of dog treats which are […]

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Anesthesia and Older Dogs

Anesthesia and older dogs can be a worrying combination for senior pet parents. As Fido of Fifi ages, the chances of their needing surgery for an illness/injury/dental or other issue rises – but so can […]

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Putting Your Dog To Sleep

‘Putting your dog to sleep’….. it sounds peaceful doesn’t it? And so it should, after all that’s what we’re aiming for. We all want to help our beloved pet cross the threshold from life into […]

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All About Weight Loss In Older Dogs

Weight loss in older dogs can be slow and subtle, or it can be sudden and noticeable. Either way, if you have an old dog who is losing weight it’s important to figure out why […]