Geriatrics: Age Ain’t Nothin But a Number


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We could take this in so many different directions.

What age are dogs considered seniors? Does that differ by size?

What are your opinions on food for the senior dogs?

Any additional supplements?

Change in exercise?

I’ve heard that senior dogs should have their annual exams twice/year

What to look out for regarding joint issues

Any other issues that we should look out for?

How else can we increase the quality of life for an older dog?

Is it a good idea to bring a puppy into the family when there is a senior dog?

Today we have Dr. Tori Countner back on the show. She is the founder of The Balanced Pet Vet, a Los Angeles based mobile practice, focusing on pain management and integrative medicine. Her goal is to educate people on a more balanced approach to medicine, lifestyle, and to help strengthen the human-animal bond.



Muffin’s Halo Blind Dog Harness Guide Device was mentioned in the show

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