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- Common Dog Health Problems
Many common dog health problems are relatively benign,
if caught and dealt with properly. Petting and
grooming your dog regularly allows you to find
"unusual" conditions or symptoms. Here
is a list of some of the more common dog health problems.
- Dog Joint Problems: Managing the Condition and Keeping Your Dog Happy
Pet owners often first notice dog joint problems
when their dog is slow to get up, moves slowly or
stiffly, or refuses or is reluctant to climb stairs.
Here are a few ways to help you keep your best friend
as pain-free and happy as possible.
- Dog Stomach Problems & Digestive Issues
Common symptoms of dog stomach problems. Disgestive
and health problems may impact the quality of your dog's
- Dog Breeds and Their Health Problems
A brief summary of dog breeds and their health problems, classified into groups for quick reading.
- Dog Eye Problems
A summary of several dog eye problems, including cherry eye, cataracts, and more.
- Dog Hip Problems
Symptoms that indicate your furry friend may have dog hip problems, and the treatment options that are available.
- Dog Back Problems: Intervertebral Disk Disease
Symptoms that may indicate intervertebral disk disease, one form of dog back problems.
- Small Dog Leg Joint Problems: Luxating Patella
Information about luxating patellas (dislocated or floating knee cap), one of the most common small dog leg joint problems.
- Dog Foot Problems
A discussion of some common dog foot problems, including warning symptoms.
- Dog Breathing Problems
Signs and possible causes of respiratory problems in dogs.
- Dog Injury Problems
A brief reference list of dog injury problems, including dog fights, leg & paw problems, eye injuries, and more.
- Liver Disease in Dogs
An overview of liver disease in dogs, and links to additional information on symptoms, prognosis, healing, and more.
- Cushings Dogs
Cushings Dogs - symptoms of canine cushings disease, life expectancy, treatment... a personal story.
A personal account of dealing with degenerative myelopathy in dogs.
- Caring for Senior Pets - Useful Products
Helpful products to improve quality of life for senior pets.
- Old Dog Health Problems
Our canine pals get older, too. As they age, they may start
to experience a few "old dog health problems". Many
of these problems are not serious, but some can be - here are a
few things to watch for in your senior dog.
- Senior Dog Behavior
Senior dog behavior changes - common changes to expect as dogs get older, and the possible reasons behind these changes.
- Aggressive Behavior in Senior Dogs
Possible causes of aggressive behavior in senior dogs.
- Senior Dog with Kidney Problems
What to expect with a senior dog with kidney problems. Symptoms and tips on how to make the dog feel better.
- Senior Dog Appetite Problems
Some causes of senior dog appetite problems, whether inappetence or increased appetite; reasons why older dogs may have a change in eating behavior.
- Senior Dog Health: Diarrhea Problems
Causes and treatment of diarrhea problems in senior dogs and the impact on their health; when to call a veterinarian.
- Senior Dog Digestive Problems
Causes, symptoms, and treatment of senior dog digestive problems, plus tips on long-term management.
- Senior Dog Having Problems Going Up Stairs
How to cope with a senior dog having problems going up stairs. Tips on helping an older dog with his mobility and managing stairs or steps.
- An Overview of Liver Problems In Old Dogs
A brief overview of liver problems in old dogs, including possible causes, and how liver disease is diagnosed.
- Crate Training An Older Dog
Tips on crate training an older dog: is it appropriate? How to use gentle, positive methods to show your senior dog that the crate is a safe place.