Are There Ways to Spot “Old Dog Disease”

The term “old dog disease” sounds like a way to describe many potential habits of aging canines, such as incontinence, decreased mobility, mental confusion, or pain-induced irritability. 

While the symptoms of Old Dog Disease can be similar to those of general aging, old dog disease is more often characterized by a head tilt and eyes rapidly moving back and forth. If you’ve never heard of this syndrome, or you want to know more about how to help your best friend in the presence of unmistakable signs, we encourage you to read on.

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Fun Winter Activities to Keep Your Pet Moving

The long winter months are great for staying cozy and eating our fair share of food during the holidays. When it comes to our pets, though, this season is sometimes prohibitive to them getting the exercise they need to stay healthy and happy. 

During inclement weather, it is hard to get outside with our pets. Couple this with the hustle and bustle of the holidays, and it’s easy to let those daily playtimes fall to the wayside.

The team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates believes daily exercise is vital to your fur friend’s well-being. Here are some recommended fun activities to keep your pet moving during the cold months.

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A Home For the Holidays: What To Know About Holiday Pet Adoption

There’s no greater gift that a shelter pet can receive than a loving home. And a new bundle of joy is an exciting experience to have over the holidays. However, holiday pet adoption should also be entered into thoughtfully, especially since holiday excitement and emotion can enter into holiday pet adoption decisions. 

Keep reading for some things to think about when it comes to holiday pet adoption, from your friends at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates

The Basics Of Pet Adoption

All in all, holiday pet adoption should not be that dissimilar to pet adoption at any time of the year. In every case, there are several things to think about before committing to a pet. 

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