What To Look For in Your Senior Dog

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, December 24, 2015

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As our dogs age, there are a few things to watch for. Some are just signs of natural aging, but if your dog persistently displays some of these symptoms (difficulty eating, vomiting, diarrhea, lumps or bumps on skin) you might consider taking him or her in to the vet for a checkup. 

What signs should I look for in my senior dog?

• Change in water consumption
(especially an increase)

• Vomiting or diarrhea

• Change in appetite

• Change in weight

• Lethargy or depression

• Bad breath or difficulty eating

• Change in urine production
(especially an increase)

• Lumps or bumps on the skin

• Constipation

• Decreased hearing or vision

• Loss of housetraining

• Stiffness or difficulty rising

• Change in attitude
(irritability or confusion)

If you have questions, feel free to contact us at 503.666.1600

 
 
 
 

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