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Tips to Cope with Senior Dog Hind Leg Weakness

April 18, 2017

If you have a senior dog, you may have noticed that he or she is starting to have shaky or trembling legs. These are signs of hind leg weakness. Hind leg weakness is common in senior dogs and a reality that most pet parents will face. The good news is that there are steps you can take to help strengthen an older dog’s legs to help make the golden years more comfortable.

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Dog Hip Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

June 14, 2016

Dog hip pain can be due to old age, activity, and even genetics. Although there are some obvious signs of a dog in pain (especially hip pain), how do you know if it’s serious? Keep reading for symptoms of hip pain in dogs, common causes, and treatment options to to help keep your dog movin’ and groovin’.

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Lameness in Dogs: When to Visit the Vet

February 04, 2016

If you've got a dog limping, then you may have heard a veterinarian or friend bring up the term “canine lameness”. Lameness in dogs is a broad overarching term for when a dog starts to walk abnormally or limp. Canine lameness can be caused by a number of things and is almost inevitable at some point in a dog’s life. In this blog, we will discuss canine lameness from a veterinary perspective, when it is serious, and what to expect at the veterinarian’s office.

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