Diseases of Old Age

Diseases of Old Age

Diseases of Old Age Progress in veterinary medicine, in particular with regard to improved food and better daily health practices, has significantly increased the lifespan of dogs and cats in recent years. A new branch of veterinary science, geriatrics, has developed to better respond to the specific problems that arise. Changes in the body due to aging mean that an

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Aging and its consequences

Aging and its consequences

  Aging and its consequences While it is true that aging is irreversible, and that there are many theories about how it occurs, certain effects of aging at the cellular, organic, behavioral and sensory levels appear to be less well defined. The best possible knowledge of these effects will allow the owner to improve the dog’s overall health environment, of

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Nutrition of the Old Dog

Nutrition of the Old Dog Boxer

Nutrition of the Old Dog  An old dog is much more sensitive than a young dog to the amount of human contact each day. It will seek out its owner’s company, and mealtimes become much more important to it. Be that as it may, the dog’s food should compensate for its increased susceptibility due to aging, and should help it

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Weaning in dogs

Weaning in dogs As all changes in diet, weaning is gradual, which allows the puppy to change slowly from a milk diet to a growth food. The food should be adapted to the changing digestive ability of the puppy, and not vice versa. The Puppy’s Changing Digestive Ability Nutrition during Weaning  

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The Puppy’s Changing Digestive Ability

The Puppy’s Changing Digestive Ability About boxer Many gradual changes occur as the puppy develops and its ability to digest foods changes. To cite only one example, the number of lactose-digesting enzymes gradually decreases, while the ability to digest cooked starch increases much more slowly. These variations explain why some puppies cannot tolerate cow’s milk (which is three times richer

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