Always consult a veterinarian concerning your dog's health.
Information on this page can inform your discussions with your veterinarian. However, it cannot substitute for his or her advice.
Diagnosing your dog's health problem on your own can be dangerous, even fatal.
Read package inserts or labels for any medication or dietary supplement prescribed by your veterinarian.

General Topics
Aging Signs
Alternative Medicine
Anesthesia for Older Dogs
Comfort & Stress Factors
Dental Care
Drugs -- Info/Warnings
Emergency & Other Phone Numbers
Exercise for Older Dogs
First Aid
Flea and Tick Control
Grooming: Brushing, Combing, Bathing
Grooming: Nails & Ears
Insurance
Laboratory Tests -- how to read them
Medication Info/Warnings
Etogesic, Deramaxx, Pro-Heart 6, Revolution, Rimadyl
Medicine/Supplies Sources
Mobility Aids
Neutering/Spaying an Older Dog
Nutrition
Pain
Pet Sitters
Physical & Hydro- Therapies
Pool and Water Safety
Renting an Apartment
Replacement Parts
Stress & Comfort Factors
T-Touch Therapy
Toxic Foods and Substances
Training an Older Dog
Travel
Vaccinations
Veterinarians
Veterinary Terms
Vital Signs
Wills: Providing for Your Dog's Future Without You
Winterizing Your Dog

Conditions & Diseases
Addison's Disease
Appetite Problems
Arthritis: Various Therapies
Arthritis: Rimadyl/NSAID Therapy
Auto-Immune Hemolitic Anemia
Blindness

Bloat
Body Odor
Breathing Problems
Cancer
Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome
Disabilities
Congestive Heart Failure
Cushing's Disease
Deafness
Degenerative Myelopathy
Dementia (Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome)
Diabetes
Epilepsy
Eye Conditions
Handicapped Pet Resources
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Incontinence
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Kidney Disease
Laryngeal Paralysis
Liver Disease
Lumps
Old Age Syndrome
Pain
Senility
Skin Problems
Stroke
Urinary Tract Infections
Vestibular Syndrome

Resources
Books
E-Mail Lists & Websites
Senior-L List


This material is copyrighted. If you wish to reproduce it beyond a copy for yourself, please E-mail us to ask our permission. Thank you! Sources: Dog World, Dog Fancy, and Good Dog! magazines; Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine newsletter, "Your Dog." The Whole Dog Journal. Caring for Your Older Dog, Chris C. Pinney, D.V.M., (1995); UC Davis Book of Dogs, Mordecai Siegal, Ed. (1995). Special Resource: The Senior-L E-mail List

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