Senior Dogs

What Is Quality of Life For Pets? End-of-Life Support & Grieving Dogs
What Is Quality of Life For Pets?
Dr. Phil Zeltzman discusses what, exactly, constitutes quality of life for pets. 
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Getting a Second Dog New-Dog Checklists
Getting a Second Dog
When you bring a new dog home you're changing a lot more than you might realize. Learn what tensions a second dog can bring to your home and how to keep all of your dogs well behaved during the transition.
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When to Consider Euthanasia for Your Dog or Cat End-of-Life Support & Grieving Cats
When to Consider Euthanasia for Your Dog or Cat
The special relationship that exists between pets and people is a strong bond that has undoubtedly existed since the ancient domestication of anim
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Dog Surgery A-Z
Aging Isn't a Disease, It's Normal
Learn why age really is just a number.
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Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Caring for Senior Dogs (Age 7 and Older)
As your pets age, their risk for serious health issues increases as well.
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Are Dogs Really Color Blind? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Are Dogs Really Color Blind?
If you think the answer is “yes,” you are wrong! Modern science has answered this age-old question: Dogs can see color, but not in the same way that we do. The palette of colors they can see is limited in comparison to ours; it is also less vibrant.
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Behavior Problems in Senior Pets Dog Behavior
Behavior Problems in Senior Pets
Let’s face it: no one likes to think about their best friends growing old. One of the worst things about loving a dog or cat is the simple fact they age faster than we do.
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Canine Cognitive Disorder Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Canine Cognitive Disorder
In simple terms, canine cognitive disorder, also called canine cognitive dysfunction, is the dogs’ version of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Cognitive Disfunction in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Cognitive Dysfunction in Dogs
Canine cognitive dysfunction, or CCD, is caused by chemical and physical changes that affect the brain function of older dogs. Like people with Alzheimer’s, CCD usually comes on slowly and gradually gets worse.
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Arthritis in dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Arthritis in Dogs
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of arthritis is “the inflammation of joints.”
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