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Why Does My Dog Pant So Much

A question many parents of senior dogs ask is “why does my dog pant so much?”

They realise panting is normal, but they aren’t sure if what they’re seeing in their dog is excessive, and if yes what it means.

Why dogs pant

Dogs don’t sweat like we do, so they pant in order to cool off and regulate body temperature.… Read full post

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Why Does My Dog Drink So Much Water

 

In this first post of my new series “Why Does My Dog…” I’m going to be addressing the often asked question, “why does my dog drink so much water?” Polydipsia

That is the medical term for excessive thirst, leading to drinking more water, and is one of the most common problems seen in veterinary medicine.… Read full post

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Can Climate Affect Senior Dog Health

I had never even considered the possibility climate could be affecting Red’s health, until recent events.

You may know my senior dog Red has some health issues, and you also may know we recently returned to England after spending four months in Spain.

While in Spain I took her to a holistic vet named Pepe, who is amazing!!… Read full post

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Welcome to the Why Does My Dog Series

Welcome to the launch of my new “why does my dog” series.

It’s very important for me to provide you, my valued readers, with the most helpful information I can, so your senior dog can have the absolute best life possible.

As a pet care consultant, dog trainer and champion of seniors, I am asked a lot of questions about older dogs and they always start with the words “why does my dog…” That’s when the idea of writing a series of posts, each one addressing a separate question was born.… Read full post

Involving your vet in senior dog care

Involving Your Vet in Senior Dog Care

I cannot overstate the importance of involving your vet in senior dog care.

I rely on my vet so much to help me care for Red, at times I feel like my life revolves on him and his schedule. I’m so worried when he’s not around, I’m terrified of what will happen to Red since there’s not much choice where I live, and I wouldn’t trust her life in his colleagues’ hands.… Read full post