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  1. Dog Health
    My 6 year old cavalier king charles spaniel has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Have many questions about caring for a dog with this disease. Any info would be helpful: quality of life, life expectancy, diet, other health issues. I am 76, my husband is 80; how difficult is caring for a...
  2. Dog Health
    Hello all. Thanks in advance for your help. I have a pitbull mix rescue who we assume is anywhere from 8-10 years old. Recently, he has been EXCESSIVELY thirsty. He will drink and drink for about 1-2 minutes straight. At first I just chalked it up to the summer heat, but now I’m not so sure. He...
  3. Dog Health
    My dog Tash suddenly went blind and deaf four weeks ago. He's 18 years old, a poodle mutt, in good health. He's had cataracts for many years, but was able to move everywhere, run and play with my other dog, and never bump into things. A month ago I left him inside the car for two hours, when I...
  4. New Additions
    I have a dog that is 15 years old and he is blind from cataracts (probably caused by the diabetes he has.) In the house i live in, there are a lot of steps unfortunately and lately he has been afraid to go down the steps in the backyard (there are only 3 of them.) He usually will step on one and...
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