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ASK A TRAINER: How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Sniffing and Start Walking?

My senior dog ignores everything while on a walk — and walks excurciatingly slow — because she is too busy sniffing the ground.


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ASK A VET: How Should I Handle My Great Dane’s Symptoms of Aging?

Dr. Smith examines a couple of approaches to managing the health of a senior Great Dane.


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July 26, 2013 By:
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ASK A VET: Is a Splenectomy Right for My Senior Dog?

Dr. Smith discusses the treatment and prognosis for dogs with tumors affecting the spleen.


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ASK A VET: Could the Sore on My Dog Be Related to Her Mobility Issues?

Dr. Mahaney answers Rosalind’s question about whether a sore on her dog could be related to her mobility issues.


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April 2, 2013 By:
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My Senior Springer Spaniel is Prone to Urinary Infections

A 15-year-old English Springer Spaniel has frequent urinary infections, and her vet wants to insert a needle to get a sterile urine sample. Is this necessary?


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February 1, 2012 By:
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Young-at-Heart Mikie Needs a Furever Home!

A sweet and smart Poodle needs a furever home after his owner of 12 years dumped him at the pound.


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November 14, 2011 By:
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Old Age or Dog Flu?

Our Ask A Vet, Dr. Patrick Mahaney, helps a pet mom who’s not sure if her 14-year-old dog is suffering the ill effects of the dog flu, or if his symptoms are related to his age.


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November 7, 2011 By:
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Darling Diana, a Purebred German Shepherd, Needs Your Love

Diana is a senior dog with special needs. This gorgeous purebred German Shepherd has severe arthritis and cannot navigate more than a couple of short stairs without suffering.


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April 1, 2011 By:
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Alternative to Costly Shots for Addison’s Disease?

My German Shepherd has Addison’s disease and needs expensive monthly shots. Are there other treatment options?


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March 18, 2011 By:
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Nervous Puppy Mill Poodle Needs a Friendly Hand

My mother’s puppy mill rescue won’t let anyone touch her and isn’t fully housetrained. What can we do to ease the transition to her new home?


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June 18, 2010 By:
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