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Senior Care

This forum is for dog lovers seeking everyday advice and suggestions on health-related issues. Remember, however, that advice on a public forum simply can't be a substitute for proper medical attention. Only your vet can say assuredly what is best for your dog.


Too cute to be- scary
Barked: Mon Mar 12, '07 11:55am PST 
Hello! As you can see from my pics I am getting gray and my mommy wants to start taking preventive measures. She has been doing a lot of reading on magnetic therapy and was wondering if any other pups have tried it. What other options are out there?dog
Elsie Mae- Ray

Cherry Angel and- Elsie NUN- furever pals
Barked: Mon Mar 12, '07 12:30pm PST 
Havent heard of magnetic therapy. shrug

You can adjust feedings and ensure good excercise.

There are also supplememnts for joint health and such.

I think its also important to get a complete vet exam.

And btw you are sooooo cute!!!

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Barked: Thu Jan 10, '13 1:41am PST 
I have never heard of this. I would like to know a bit more about this.I do feel that any sort of pet related problems needs to be sorted with vet.

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Barked: Thu Jan 10, '13 5:05am PST 
I focus on general wellness for life, unless there is a specific issue you're seeing. Glucosamine and condroitin supplements are always good preventative care for seniors since you can only protect joints, not rebuild them.

There's no point - and sometimes it's even harmful - to treat conditions that don't exist. General things like massage and Ttouch, physical therapy (excellent info/online store) to keep good muscle tone... These are good for everyone. Seniors absolutely benefit, and I do them for my young dogs too. I have not heard of magnetic therapy specifically, but if it falls into that general wellness category and sessions are reasonable on your wallet, then go for it!

I live to dig
Barked: Fri Jan 11, '13 8:25pm PST 
Good nutrition is the best thing you can do for your dog.