• 6 Reasons Your Senior Dog May Be Slowing Down

    7 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Depending on size and breed , dogs generally become seniors when they are 7 - 9 years old. While “slowing down” can certainly be a part of the natural aging process, it may also be a sign of something more serious.
    If your older dog seems excessively lethargic, see your veterinarian to rule out the following problems.
    1. Pain/Arthritis
    Arthritis is one of the most common ailments affecting older dogs. Painful, inflamed joints cause many seniors to sit on the sidelines when they'd rather be playing.
    Before you chalk it up to normal aging changes, ask yourself if your pooch has any of the...
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  • 8 Changes To Expect As Your Dog Becomes A Senior

    8 Changes To Expect As Your Dog Becomes A Senior

    7 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Our dogs are our family, which means we love them from puppyhood through their senior years. Or, maybe you're one of those big-hearted rescuers who adopted a mutt who's already on the mature side. In either case, there are a few things that pet parents should keep in mind in order to keep our dogs as healthy and happy as possible, even as they age.
    Below, check out 8 changes you can expect as your dog becomes a senior. The more you know, the more you can help make your furry friend's golden years the best yet!
    1. Stiff joints
    With age often comes stiff, achy joints, for both us and for our...
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