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Aging

What REALLY Kills Dogs? (Longevity threats)

What are the BIG Threats to Longevity in Dogs? I’d like to do an article that describes “what really kills dogs“, or “What gets in the way of dog and cat longevity?” There’s just...

Joki Surprises Us All

Joki C. Came in after a round of meds, looking terrible. We decided he could spend a few holiday evenings at home before we let him go, or we’d do an exploratory surgery on...

Aspirin Use In Dogs Is “Just Okay”

There is a period of time in the life of a dog where it has arthritis but not very severely. It just needs “a little help. Keeping in mind that dogs are aging seven...

Euthanasia Consent Form

All dogs and cats ‘wear out’ or face ‘end of life’ and when it’s time, there’s things we do. Euthanasia is one of those things. Georgia and a bunch of lawyers got together and...

Euthanasia at Johnson Vet Services

Here, putting a dog down is done as peacefully as possible. You can be with them for all of it. Everything’s done in the exam room. Anyone you want can be there in your...

Backend

Back and Leg Problems For Older Dogs Back and Leg Problems for older dogs include five different areas we have to consider. The purpose of this article is to help people understand that a...

Very Important For Older or Heavier Dogs on Hardwoods

Very Important For Older or Heavier Dogs on Hardwoods If you have an older dog that is losing his agility on hardwood floors especially in the back feet, it may not be just his...

Euthanasia in Dog and Cats

I Think We Are Lucky We Can Choose to Euthanize Suffering Companions. A Life Well Remembered A woman wrote me a kind letter after I euthanized her really good dog, and she said “Thank...