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Testing and Exams in Older Pets

April 22, 2014

“Doc, how old is my dog/cat in human years?” Many of us have heard the ratio that one human year equals six to seven dog years. That is relatively true but somewhat variable depending upon the breed of your pet. However, it is  true that our pets do not live as long as we do. Your pet is considered to be entering their senior or…  

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Arthritis and Your K-9

April 02, 2014

Arthritis doesn’t discriminate. Not only does it affect humans, but it also strikes our pets. In fact, according to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis affects one in every five adult dogs in the U.S. and is one of the most common sources of chronic pain that veterinarians treat. Think about how you feel when you’ve been sitting around for a few hours on the couch watching…  

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Older Pets: What You Need to Know

November 28, 2012

UPDATED: Nov 14, 2013 Fall is a time when we start thinking about slowing down and changing. Leaves are doing it, I tend to do it, bears do it, frogs go underground and spend the cold months in their little mucus tubes… It is also a time of year that we start to think of transitions and accepting the gradual wearing away of youth, trading…  

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