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Signs of Aging in Dogs

 As a dog owner it is difficult to watch your dog age and encounter the struggles of entering the senior years. We watch as their mobility becomes restricted, appetite changes and senses slow and become dull. Though most of the signs are obvious our dogs also have a distinct way of changing their behaviour to give us hints. Trouble Seeing and Hearing Though we may think they have adopted the selective hearing trait or are uninterested in what we are asking or telling them, this behaviour in dogs over 7 is usually a sign of hearing loss. Some may even show signs of surprise or being startled sometimes attributed to pain or sensitivity in that moment. Teaching hand signals is...

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