Monthly Archives: August 2016

Recognizing Arthritis in Pets

One of the most common conditions that senior pets suffer from is arthritis. This degenerative joint disease can cause pain to pets because the unstable joints cause the cartilage lines that normally act as a barrier between bones to erode … Continue reading

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Most Common Senior Pet Diseases

With age, it becomes more important to pay attention to your health and take the steps necessary to ensure you are living the most healthy lifestyle possible. This is something most all humans are aware of, but what many don’t … Continue reading

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Diet Tips for Senior Dogs

Generally, dogs are considered to be of “senior” status when they’ve reached half of their life expectancy. Life expectancies differ depending on the breed of the dog; smaller dogs usually live from 15-20 years, while larger dogs live for about … Continue reading

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Up and Running Senior Pet Services

Does your pet suffer from obesity, arthritis, neurologic disease or are they recovering from orthopedic surgery? Avon Lake Animal Clinic’s Up & Running Canine Rehabilitation services may be just right for you.

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Supplements for Older Pets

Vitamin supplements for your dog can be just as beneficial and crucial to maintaining their health as they can be for humans. They can help your dog’s body function correctly, while helping to regulate digestion and muscle growth and can … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Dental Disease in Older Pets

It is estimated that 80 percent of dogs older than three years have oral disease, most often in the gums. Periodontal disease develops when tartar build up isn’t removed from their teeth and can eventually lead to infections,tooth and bone … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Caring for a Senior Pet

You may already know that senior dogs need to be cared for differently than younger pups, but do you know when your dog is considered to be a senior? There actually isn’t just one answer to this question; the age … Continue reading

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Summer Fun: Paws By The Lake

Paws by the Lake Pet Resort is here for you and your pet. We were created to alleviate the fear of leaving your pet behind while you’re on summer vacation. Paws by the Lake provides everything your pet could need … Continue reading

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Summer Dog Health Issues: Hot Spots

What are hot spots? The technical name for hot spots is acute moist dermatitis or canine pyoderma, which translates in laymen terms to meaning inflamed and infected skin. These are often the result of a bacterial infection that irritated your … Continue reading

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