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Pain in dogs – perception of pain and sensible pain therapy

Nowadays it sounds strange to us, but even in the late 1980s it was assumed that animals do not have a sense of pain comparable ...
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Paw shoes – these are the possible uses for dogs and what you should consider when choosing them

Paw shoes are not only becoming more and more popular. Thanks to the constant further development, the possible applications are now also really diverse. On ...
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Bandages and orthotics for dogs – how they work and provide more stability for joints

The orthopedic field for dogs is developing more and more and so especially the fields of orthotics and bandages for dogs have developed rapidly. What ...
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Occupation for dogs – so you can occupy your dog in old age and with joint diseases

You may wonder what the topic of employment for senior dogs or dogs with joint disease has to do with dog physiotherapy. At first glance, ...
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Methylsulfonylmethane – MSM – food supplement for your dog’s joints.

When a dog suffers from joint problems, dog owners are often looking for a dietary supplement that can actively support the dog’s joints. I think ...
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Relaxed Christmas days for your dog – feel-good moments with massage & Co.

Christmas days often mean hustle and bustle and excitement for our dogs. Many things are different, you get a visitor or visit the family. This ...
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The right substrate in exercise and fitness training for dogs – why it is so important!

Actually, I never really planned to take up this topic in a blog post. But it’s actually still pretty common that I see a lot ...
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Isometric training to reduce stress – mastering stressful situations

Isometric training looks very unspectacular at first glance. However, the effect on the dog is great in every respect. Isometric training is physically and mentally ...
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Dein Hund wird älter und wird ruhiger? Ich gebe dir wertvolle Tipps für gemeinsame Aktivitäten mit deinem Hundesenior.

Slow down – activities with the dog senior – when interests and needs change

Dog senior Dog senior – From power package to connoisseur Their interests are also changing. This is something that is completely normal and we as ...
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Your dog is having surgery? – 12 important tips for preparation and for the first time after surgery that you should know

If your dog is having surgery for a musculoskeletal condition such as hip dysplasia or a herniated disc, there are usually some unique features and ...
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Too fast growth in puppies and young dogs – this is how harmful it is for your dog!

Did you know that if a puppy or young dog grows too fast, it can result in lifelong musculoskeletal disorders? I am always amazed at ...
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Vestibular syndrome – a reason to euthanize your dog?

Basically, it can affect any dog, but especially older dogs are affected by vestibular syndrome. From one moment to the next – usually overnight, they ...
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Strain in dogs – how it occurs, what it means and how to treat it.

Just like us humans, dogs can also pull a muscle. Maybe you know it, that your dog just ran happily and wildly with his dog ...
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Neurological problems in dogs – this is how you promote nerve conduction with stroking out the spaces between the toes

A whole range of back diseases also bring neurological problems at the same time. Common conditions closely associated with neurological problems typically include herniated discs, ...
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Dog massage made easy with the massage glove – instructions for dog owners

Many dog owners are very interested in the subject of dog massage. But they don’t always want to venture into real massages. You don’t always ...
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Health check for older dogs – what is done and why it is indispensable.

Many dog people look at me with wide eyes when I recommend that their senior dog should have a regular health check for older dogs. ...
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Comfrey wrap – gentle help from nature for joint problems & pain

Already the name comfrey tells us its main effect. Traditionally, it was used for bone fractures. Originally comfrey comes from Eastern Europe and Asia. However, ...
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Make paw balm yourself – quick help for cracked dog paws

The cold season also gives our dogs a hard time. Especially the paws are strained badly. Dry heating air, snow and road salt intensively stress ...
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Retterspitz – wrap – fast helper against joint pain in dogs

Joint diseases such as osteoarthritis or hip dysplasia are often painful for our dogs as well. Of course, no quadruped should suffer pain. I like ...
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6 valuable tips for the fall – how to help your dog with osteoarthritis

If a dog suffers from joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia or spondylosis, fall is the time of year when joints often hurt and ...
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7 tips to make life easier for a dog with a disability!

If a dog has a disability, so you have to constantly adapt your life to the needs of the dog in everyday life. Many dog ...
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The dog in summer – swimming, exercise & employment – Summer Best Of

We are already in the middle of the vacation season and there are of course again great activities with our dogs on the program. Maybe ...
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These are the points to consider when exercising your dog in high summer temperatures – no ifs, ands or buts!

In my doggy fitness training group, the question was recently asked about how best to do it on these particularly warm days, in terms of ...
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MSM, Glucosamine & Chondroitin – 3 supplements to help your dog with joint problems.

If your dog suffers from joint problems, there are good ways to support him specifically with supplements. There is a wide variety of natural “helpers” ...
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4 Tips to get a dog with joint problems back in shape fast & what you should avoid!

Joint problems in dogs are an issue that affects almost every dog owner in the course of a dog’s life. Again and again dog owners ...
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Movement of puppies & young dogs – exercise ideas for balance & coordination & which movements are taboo!

The last article was already about how much a puppy or young dog may and should be moved. In this article, I want to give ...
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Exercise in puppies and young dogs – how much is healthy and what is right?

When a puppy moves in, it’s an exciting time. You want to show him the world and experience everything together. The exploratory urge of the ...
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How long can my old dog go for a walk and how much exercise does he need anyway?!

That’s a question I get asked all the time. But how much exercise is actually good for older dogs? And is it even possible to ...
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Guest article: Isometric training in dog training and behavioral training respectively

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you know that I’m a big fan of isometric exercises and always see the close interaction ...
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Advertisement: The Furbo dog camera – more safety for dog and owner when the four-legged friend is old and sick?!

Especially when our dogs get older or are also sick, it is very difficult for us to leave them alone. The worry that something could ...
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Bone cancer in dogs – all the facts about the disease

Bone cancer is a common cancer in dogs. There’s no need to beat around the fact that the prognosis is extremely poor. However, it is ...
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Ginger for dogs – help with osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia & Co.

In humans, ginger has long been known to be healthy and healing. But what about the dog. Can you also give ginger to the dog? ...
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Red light in dogs – quick help for arthrosis, spondylosis & Co.

Especially in the cold winter months, joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, spondylosis, hip dysplasia & Co. cause our dogs a lot of trouble. Older dogs ...
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Devil’s claw – this is how it helps your dog with joint diseases!

Devil’s claw is a medicinal plant native to Africa. However, their effect is now known far beyond the borders of Africa. After being used in ...
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You want to buy a dog coat? – this is what you should pay attention to

In the article “Dog coat – for which dogs it is indispensable” you have already learned why and when a dog coat is important and ...
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Dog coat – for which dogs it is indispensable?

The topic of dog coat is always hotly debated. I’m not talking about a dog coat from a fashion point of view or as an ...
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Claw care in dogs – 5 reasons why it is so important!

Yes, I know, many dog people like to sit out the issue of dog claw care. You are afraid of hurting the dog. The dog ...
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2 anti-inflammatory supplements for dogs – rosehip & sea buckthorn berry

There is a great variety of helpers from nature in the form of medicinal plants and also a wide range of anti-inflammatory supplements for dogs. ...
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Is your dog’s weight optimal? How to tell if your dog is too fat!

is your dog overweight? At least he would not be alone in this, because almost every second dog is unfortunately overweight nowadays. Tendency increasing: more ...
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Disabled dog – Essential tips for living with handicap dog

A disabled dog is still often looked at critically and asked whether life is worth living at all. Very often I had to face this ...
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Food Supplement – New Zealand Green Lipped Muscle Extract – Help for Osteoarthritis, Hip Dysplasia & Co.

New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel Extract is a proven nutritional supplement for dogs as well, because it provides excellent nourishment for joints and promotes joint ...
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Vacation with dog – Fit on vacation with this simple training! (advertisement)

The vacation season starts again and what could be better for us dog owners than to spend the vacation with our dogs. Even though we ...
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Degenerative Myelopathy – Behavioral Tips Part III of the Blog Series

Degenerative Myelopathy is a dreaded disease among dog owners. A genetic cause is suspected, but it has not been completely clarified. This disease is particularly ...
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How to get your senior dog through the winter well – My heart barks issue #22

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4 helpful tips to prevent joint problems in dogs – Part I

Is there actually the possibility to prevent joint problems in dogs? Absolutely! But even if your four-legged friend is already suffering from joint disease, you ...
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Relieve pain in dogs with hot packs, red light & Co.

Relieving pain in dogs is a big topic. But sometimes you can also prevent the administration of painkillers – and if so, how?! Absolutely! With ...
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Collagen peptides for dogs – Our experience with Collagile Dog

When it comes to dietary supplements for joint diseases, Collagile Dog is currently on everyone’s lips. But what is it actually all about? We wanted ...
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The dog bed – These 6 points you should consider when choosing!

Most of our four-legged friends have more than one dog bed. But what criteria do we use to choose a bed for our dog? Our ...
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Old dog – 7 things with which you support him in everyday life

We dog people all have to deal with the subject of “old dogs” sooner or later. It’s not always easy to see that our four-legged ...
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Dog sprain – how to recognize it and what you can do

A sprain in a dog can happen quickly. Most dog owners will be familiar with the scenario: just now the four-legged friend is romping wildly ...
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