Hearing Loss in Dogs

Hearing Loss in Dogs

Dogs have acute hearing. They can hear very faint sounds, noises at high frequencies, and can detect even very slight changes in the tones of sounds. Because of their acute sense of hearing, dogs rely on their hearing much more than on their...

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Canine Dementia

Canine Dementia

Canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD), commonly known as canine dementia, or “old dog syndrome”, is a rather common progressive disease in aging dogs. About 50% of dogs over 10 years of age show some signs of dementia. As they age, dogs...

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Antioxidants for Dogs

Antioxidants for Dogs

Oxidation is a chemical process which takes place inside the cells of every living being. It occurs when the body goes through such normal processes as metabolism and detoxification. “Free radicals” are the by-products of the process...

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Senior Dog Health

Senior Dog Health

Aging in dogs, as in humans, is inevitable, but there are things we can do to minimize the physical stress associated with aging by, for example, modifying the dog’s care and daily routine. Additionally, some of the infirmities attributed...

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Canine Euthanasia

Canine Euthanasia

When our dogs are getting older, or have been diagnosed with a progressive incurable disease such as cancer, we will eventually have to face the hard decision of ending our dogs’ life. Canine euthanasia is perhaps one of the most difficult...

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Best Dog Supplements

Best Dog Supplements

To help our dogs stay healthy, there are a lot of things we can do. A high-quality, balanced diet is a good start. But, even if you feed your dog the highest quality diet, he still cannot benefit wholly from the foods if he cannot digest and...

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Aging Dog Care

Aging Dog Care

These days, many dogs can live up to 17 to 20 years old, although the average dog lives about 13 years. Generally speaking, large dogs have shorter lifespans than smaller dogs. Large dogs such as the Great Danes, German Shepherds, St. Bernards...

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