The symptoms of Cushing’s in dogs are many and varied. Looking at the list of possible symptoms can be overwhelming. But it’s good to know that dogs with Cushing’s do not have every single symptom. And symptoms do vary from dog to dog. To complicate things further, a number of other canine diseases have symptoms […]
Senior Dog Health Problems
Senior dog health problems in Weimaraners are often more serious and require extra time and attention from dog owners as a dog ages.
Some geriatric health issues are specific to Weimaraners, while others are common in all dog breeds.
Osteoarthritis in dogs or degenerative joint disease, seen in about 20% of older dogs, affects a dog’s spine and joints. Even simple movements like getting up or down, are stiff and painful. Just as with people, cold damp weather seems to make the symptoms of arthritis in dogs worse. What is Dog Arthritis? Osteoarthritis in […]
Cataracts in dogs are common, just like they are in older people. Because dogs use their keen senses of smell and hearing to compensate, we often have trouble discovering that our dogs are losing their sight. Weimaraners, just like other dog breeds, can lose their vision because of cataracts. If you hunt with your Weimaraner […]
Salmonella symptoms in dogs can vary, based on how serious the salmonella poisoning. So it’s important to understand which symptoms can mean that your dog has been poisoned. Dog salmonella symptoms commonly appear in 6 to 72 hours after your dog eats food contaminated with the salmonella bacteria. And hunting dogs like Weimaraners are exposed […]
Help for Canine Incontinence There are some good dog incontinence products on the market for Weimaraners who have loss of bladder control. Many are natural and do not have the side effects that drugs can have. Dog incontinence is a medical problem where urine leaks uncontrollably from your dog’s bladder. Incontinence is caused by the […]
While we’ve come to expect dog incontinence in young puppies until they get good control, older dogs can also become incontinent as they age In fact, actual incontinence is more common in older dogs than younger dogs. This is because older dogs often get diseases and conditions that cause them to lose control. For example, […]