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Finding the Right Dog Cancer Treatment

Dog cancer treatment options can be risky--both in how they will effect the dog and in how much the treatment will end up costing us. This post will help you to make the most informed decision about which dog cancer treatment options are best to try.

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7 Signs your Dog May Have Arthritis Pain

1) Limping You may see your pet limping or favoring one or more of his legs, depending on which legs and which joints are arthritic. In some cases, the limp may seem worse when your pet first rises and become less noticeable as your pet “warms up” by moving around.2) Difficulty Moving Your pet may also become reluctant to do things that were previously easy for him to accomplish. For instance, your dog may find it difficult to get into and out of the car or may have difficulty going up and down stairs that were previously easily manageable. Arthritic cats, on the other hand, may stop jumping onto countertops, perches and other high areas because of the pain and...

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Panosteitis (Pano) Symptoms & Relief for your Dog

What is Panosteitis (Pano) and Should I Be Worried about my Dog? Dog breeders have talked about Panosteitis (Pano) for generations. Many breeders think of Pano as "growing pains" but that description is not totally accurate, although it is helpful for a shorthand explanation. Pano usually manifests around six to eighteen months but can manifest earlier or later. The painful symptoms typically last two to six months. While Pano is generally not considered serious or life-threatening, it can be alarming to see our dogs writhe in pain from an unknown ailment. Large, long-boned dogs tend to suffer from Pano more than small or toy breeds.Perhaps the most disturbing aspect of Pano is lameness in one or both of your dog's legs....

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