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    Aging Animals
    Dealing with the Loss of Your Dog
    Dealing with the Loss of Your Dog Be kind to yourself after the euthanasia. Try to plan something to do for the rest of the day with someone who understands your grief. Don't share your feelings with anyone who you think won't understand. The la...
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    Aging Animals
    When Your Pet Dies: Rainbow Bridge
    When Your Pet Dies: Rainbow Bridge Just this side of Heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special...
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    Aging Animals
    Making Important Decisions About Your Sick or Injured Dog
    Making Important Decisions About Your Sick or Injured Dog A number of factors may influence your decision to euthanize your dog. You need to weigh all the factors in making the right choice for your dog, yourself, and your family. Your dog's h...
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    Aging Animals
    Activities for Your Older Dog
    Activities for Your Older Dog Your dog will undoubtedly slow down some as he gets older, but he still needs reasonable exercise to stay physically, mentally, and emotionally fit. A proper diet combined with exercise appropriate to your dog's gen...
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    Aging Animals
    Changes You Can Expect as Your Dog Ages
    Changes You Can Expect as Your Dog Ages BowWOW Here's how your mature dog's age translates into human years: Appropriate Age in Years Equivalent Age in Humans 5 40 6 45 7 50 8 55 9 61 10 66 11 72 12 77 13 82 14 88 15 93 16 99 Change is a normal...
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    Aging Animals
    Dog Must Be Put Down
    What should you tell your five-year-old when the family dog has to be put down? ...