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5 Health Tips for Older Dogs

Q: It's time for my dog’s annual exam and my vet is suggesting all these extra tests. My dog may be 9, but she's just as spry as the day we got her. What's with the push for extra blood work an…


How Can I Help My Dog Age Gracefully?

By Morieka Johnson, MNN Q: It's getting harder for my 9-year-old dog to do the things she used to enjoy. How can I help her age gracefully? A: While every dog is different, most canines ent…


Old Dog, Good Dog

By Jeannette Cooperman, The Bark There's something disconcerting about being middle-aged and watching my once-agile dog leap ahead of me into old age. No, not leap - she's too creaky for that, s…


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