Tip on Keeping an Ear on Aging Dogs


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Here is a tip from one of our PetPlace.com users:

As my dogs age, I have found it pays to keep an ear open, and watch them walk away from me at least once a week. Even a little change in gait can signal a joint or spine problem. I have also observed that hearing toenails barely drag on the carpet or tile may be a sign of some nerve problems in the extremities. I just try to be more observant as they're all reaching 10 and above.

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