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Older dogs – ageing and promoting longevity

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Humans, dogs, cats, rodents, and horses all share similar ageing processes, with arthritis, loss of hearing or sight and organs becoming less efficient.  Ageing can also affect our pets mentally as the structure of the nerve cells in the brain start to break down and connections from one cell to another may start to break, […]

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Ageing in dogs – and me!

As I write this post, my ageing Basset Hound Howard lays by my feet snoring.  At 9 years of age, his muzzle has whitened, his eyebrows have greyed and he is noticeably stiff when he arises from his bed. According to the Guinness Book of Records, the greatest reliable age recorded for a dog was […]

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