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HDO_Admin | July 13th, 2008

That ruled out procedures others might go ahead and have done. She really needs to be seen by to determine if she requires dental care, antibiotics, or supportive treatment for something more serious like kidney failure. also cooked for her, which contributed to the problem. Toxins can into the dogs bloodstream and cause kidney and liver damage. Post FollowUpPlease Note Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.If you are member, please log in.If you arent yet member, join now!

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If you dogs teeth are rotting andor there is gum disease, this is very serious problem. do believe, however, that her breath is bad because of her issues, having her go the the cleaning process scared me. Laurie RE BAD breath in our geriatric dogBrought to you byclip this post email this post what is this? see clipped and recent clippingsPosted by labmomma My Page on 9, at 1533My old gal has bad breath as well. When consulted with my she agreed with my concerns, but didnt like it.

Anything we can feed her to neutralize her breath that she will eat? have been cooking her food for almost year because the dry food was too hard for her to chew and also she started having seizures that we thought might be diet related. Laurie RE BAD breath in our geriatric dogBrought to you byclip this post email this post what is this? see clipped and recent clippingsPosted by spiritual_gardner My Page on 9, at had an old dog that had three major health issues, she didnt chew and she had teeth issues buildup.

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Ive smelled worse breath in younger dogs, particularly dogs who suffer from Cushings. If you dogs teeth are rotting andor there is gum disease, this is very serious problem. had to make very difficult decision about my dogs teeth. just go with the annual well visits including full bloodwork just to be sure theres nothing else going on. That ruled out procedures others might go ahead and have done. She was old and because of her issues, having her go the the cleaning process scared me.
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HDO_Admin | June 19th, 2008

Darrel Worley Bullets trial was farce. __________________I hope you cherish this sweet way of life, and hope you know that it comes with price. You should be able to find others…look for the word Senior on the label. There are other thingsyou can do to make it better for both her AND you. I didnt catch your location but if you are able, would do as BR says andget good, quality kibble formulated for seniors. Their little systemscant handle it any more and it goes right through.

Setup regular feeding times, itsounds like youre freefeeding and that could be part of the problem. A little bit of canned food will add some moisture and make the mealmore appealing to her. HELP! Re Geriatric Dog problem My year old Tibetan Terrier is no longer able to process protein according to one My biggest problem is cleaning up the diarrhea accidents in the morning and throughout the day. If you take her to the vets, what do they suggest? And why does one say she may have cancer?

Geriatric Dog problem Well, as one of the classic causes ofdiarrhea in just about any animal.

That has spicesDont give her any more than the package kibble says. Their little systemscant handle it any more and it goes right through. My old girl has one MAYBE two good solid poops day. Darrel Worley Bullets trial was farce. This is REGULAR CANNED PUMPKIN, NOT PUMPKINFOR PIE FILLING. Its great that whatever youve done in the past has gotten your girl to 16, but you need to settle things down for yourold girl. If you take her to the vets, what do they suggest? And why does one say she may have cancer?

That is one of the resident dogknowledgeable folks here, gotta say, its no wonder your dog has few teeth. Overcooked noodles with crushed dog vitamins seasoned with garlic and parmesan cheese is her favorite meal. Kaopectate hasnt slowed her digestion down either. also give her cottage cheese, an occasional yogurt and little milk. Its great that whatever youve done in the past has gotten your girl to 16, but you need to settle things down for yourold girl. Geriatric Dog problem Im with BR on this one.
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HDO_Admin | April 5th, 2008

This is due to the improved nutrition and health care that our best friends receive. As the years go by, the relationship between dog and owner deepens and while owners will notice some natural signs of aging, they not be aware that few small adjustments can improve the quality of an older animals life. Any skin problems should be promptly treated by your Regular, gentle exercise is vitally important to retain muscle tone and stimulate heart and lungs. The Geriatric Dog Just as the lifespan of humans is increasing, so is that of dogs.

During the hottest days they must be kept in the coolest areas air conditioning is greatly appreciated by dogs as well as people! In the winter they require warm, draught and damp free area. The Geriatric Dog Just as the lifespan of humans is increasing, so is that of dogs. Older animals often suffer from loss of bladder tone or other problems that can cause incontinence. Never let him wander. minute walk once or twice day is ideal, but be sure not to walk elderly dogs until they tire.

Other senses that be impaired due to age include hearing and smell. This is simple procedure carried out with special dog nail clippers purchased at local store or veterinary clinic, but cutting the nails too short will cause pain and profuse bleeding. This is also an ideal opportunity to check for any unusual lumps or bumps, parasites or pressures sores. The total loss of hearing makes it difficult to control your dog and the owner must pay particular care to ensure the dog is never near cars, or out of visual control.

Owners notice that the eye appears slightly cloudy, due to thickening of the lens. Owners must groom their old pets regularly, paying particular attention to removing any food or excreta adhering to the fur. Signs of aging include greying of the coat, especially around the muzzle, and lower activity levels. During the hottest days they must be kept in the coolest areas air conditioning is greatly appreciated by dogs as well as people! In the winter they require warm, draught and damp free area.
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