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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Nutrition – Mistaken ideas

Nutrition - Mistaken ideas - boxer

Nutrition – Mistaken ideas About boxer Dog owners are too often misled by a number of generally accepted ideas that have been handed down through the years. The following paragraphs should set the record straight. A dog should fast once a week. This may be convenient for the owner, but has nothing to do with the dog’s health. A fasting

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Eating habits – Basic Principles

Eating habits - Basic Principles - About boxer.

Eating habits – Basic Principles About boxer The color of the food doubtless makes more of an impression on the owner than on the dog. (The same is true of kibbles shaped like bits of meat or tiny vegetables.) The odor of the food, however, is an entirely different story. Everyone has seen a dog sniff its dish before gobbling

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