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Caring for Dogs

A Companion Animal’s Golden Years

by Caroline Golon, guest contributor

Do you have a pet in his golden years? Learn how pets tend to get in their older years and what you can do to help your companion.

Your pet’s breed and size are important determinants and predictors of health issues he or she might experience with age. Check out age-related health problems by breed here.

Arthritis is the inflammation of a joint, which can cause pain and/or swelling. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments of arthritis here.

Arthritis can be a painful, debilitating condition for your senior dog. Find out how to help.

Arthritis is the inflammation of a joint, which can cause pain and/or swelling. Learn more about arthritis and the diagnosis for it here.

Mercy is at NorCal German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue in Menlo Park, CA Dr. V is a veterinarian and the author of Pawcurious, a blog that tackles humorous, educational, and touching pet topics. Each day Dr. V wrestles with dogs, cats, and emotions in the drama of life in a small-animal vet clinic. Today she shares her experiences with pet osteoarthritis. …

Winter is a good time to be aware of the symptoms of arthritis in your pets. Find out what the symptoms of arthritis in pets are and how to help pets with arthritis stay comfortable in the cold.

Arthritis is a very painful disease that affects dogs like it affects humans. Learn how you can treat your dog with arthritis here.

Osteoarthritis is a disorder characterized by a loss of cartilage and the death of cartilage-producing cells. Learn about pain relief, joint repair, and other options to treat osteoarthritis here.

Amy D. Shojai When nine-year-old Sophie developed a tumor, Karen Daiter’s first priority was to relieve the shepherd/collie’s discomfort. “She was a very playful dog, extremely good-natured,” says Daiter. “But she stopped playing, and I didn’t want her to feel bad.” “When our pets are in pain, in a way we feel that too,” says Steve Dale, Sophie’s upstairs neighbor …