A Healthy Dog Pt3

"When old dogs bark, it's time to watch out."

- Unknown


You perhaps would be surprised at how early some dogs can develop arthritis. The pain and discomfort in the joints really can affect a dog’s mood, but you may not notice the outward signs of the problem. As arthritis usually comes on gradually, it can be very difficult to spot. Unfortunately some people believe that because they have a young dog, they do not have arthritis. Arthritic changes can come on for a varied number of reasons, including injuries and poorly formed joints and bones.



There are some other common issues which can upset your dog, and it may not be immediately obvious. Get your Vet to check your dog’s anal glands. These fill with fluid and can be extremely uncomfortable. Imagine how cranky you’d feel with full anal glands.

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