You can help your dog with arthritis, even though there is no cure. Treatment can include surgery, diet, exercise, weight management, medications, supplements and making physical adjustments to your pet’s surroundings. While each of these is important to helping your pet stay healthy and active, perhaps the most critical issues for Weimaraners are weight management […]
Knowing what to expect when your dog is older, will give you an advantage when helping him cope with his short comings.
Arthritis symptoms in dogs like Weimaraners, often mimic symptoms of other diseases. And to make it more confusing, arthritis in dogs is caused by more than one medical condition. Keep in mind that, just like many other diseases, if arthritis is diagnosed early, you can help your dog be more comfortable and pain-free for a […]
Products for blind dogs can help both you and your dog adjust to your dog’s blindness, and they can help your dog live a more normal life. While you may be devastated to learn that your dog is blind, it’s important to keep in mind that your dog will adjust to the news, much better […]
Blind dog care is similar to working with a blind person, teaching them to function in their daily activities. You will need to make a few simple changes to your home and teach your dog to move from place to place safely. As an occupational therapist, I worked with blind people, teaching them how to […]
Are you noticing blind dog symptoms in your Weimaraner? Barring accidents and blindness from birth, there are still a number of reasons that your dog could be going blind. In most cases, a dog who is going blind will be a senior dog, but that is not always the case. If your dog becomes blind […]
Senior dog hearing loss in older Weimaraners is sometimes hard to detect. Unfortunately many owners initially think that their dog is just ignoring them and not responding to commands. Senior dogs often lose their hearing gradually, so it can be tricky to figure out that your dog is going deaf. Most often a dog that […]