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Your dog is losing muscle? – these are possible causes and treatment options

Maybe you have already noticed it in your own dog or you have seen it in other dogs: The dog is poorly muscled in one ...
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Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease in dogs – treatment options, physiotherapy and tips on how you can actively support recovery.

The last article already dealt with Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. You’ve learned what the condition means, common symptoms, causes and commonly affected breeds. Today’s article is about ...
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Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease in dogs – the clinical picture, cause, symptoms, affected breeds and diagnosis.

Legg-Calvé-Perthes is also referred to as aseptic femoral head necrosis. Necrosis means the death of one or more cells. Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a disease of ...
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Your dog doesn’t want to jump anymore? – these are possible causes

If your dog (suddenly) doesn’t want to jump anymore, there are several reasons. One may be that he just doesn’t want it. However, it is ...
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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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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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Your dog has osteoarthritis? Tips for sensible arthritis management!

“Managing” osteoarthritis in dogs is something that causes a lot of problems for most dog owners. Because osteoarthritis can really be an “ass”. Even if ...
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Pain-free through autumn and winter with joint problems – 5 tips to support your dog in everyday life!

If there’s one thing our dogs suffer from when it comes to joint problems, it’s the cold, wet weather in the fall and winter. If ...
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Exercise training for hip dysplasia and hip osteoarthritis in dogs – with these 2 exercises you specifically strengthen the hip & hindquarters of your dog

After recently presenting two active exercises that youcan use ifyour dog has back problems, in this article I present two active exercises from movement training ...
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Willow bark for joint pain in dogs: a natural solution for less pain and more mobility

When our dogs suffer from joint or back disease, this is often associated with joint pain. If your dog is affected, you certainly want to ...
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Gelenkschmerzen beim Hund treten häufig auf und beeinträchtigen unsere Hunde. Erfahre hier, woran du sie erkennst und was du tun kannst.

Joint pain in dogs: Important signs and what you can do!

Your dog is an important part of the family, and it is our common goal to ensure that he is always well. One of the ...
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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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Hüftdysplasie ist eine häufige Gelenkerkrankung, von der unsere Hunde betroffen sind. Erfahre hier alle wichtigen Fakten zum Krankheitsbild.

Hip dysplasia in dogs: all the facts about the condition

This blog article is about a widespread joint disease that affects many dogs: hip dysplasia. This is a disease of the hip joint that ...
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Nettle for dogs – gentle and effective relief for joint diseases such as osteoarthritis.

Nettle for dogs? Really?! Nettles know many people because they hurt nasty when you touch them. Yes, and as an annoying “weed” that grows pretty ...
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Lameness on the forehand in the dog – these are the possible causes

When a dog is lame in the forehand, our first thought is that joint disease in the foreleg is the cause. This is by no ...
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Osteoarthritis in dogs: what plants help against pain

Osteoarthritis plays a very large role in the joint diseases of our dogs. It is also always important here to look at how to alleviate ...
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Rabbit hobbling and hip swaying in dogs – what joint disease it indicates

Have you ever seen a dog that hops its hind legs like a rabbit at a trot? At first glance, this looks cute in any ...
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The top 5 causes of cruciate ligament rupture in dogs

Why do so many dogs actually suffer a cruciate ligament rupture? What are the causes of this? And how to avoid it? These are questions ...
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Weight bandages for dogs in dog fitness training – useful or dangerous?

Weight bandages for dogs, which are used in dog fitness training, are becoming increasingly popular. However, the use of weight bandages in dogs should be ...
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Pain memory in dogs – why it is so dangerous and how to treat it.

Pain in itself is unpleasant, but it has an important function in the dog’s body – and of course in the human body as well. ...
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Your dog can not sit properly? – What the sitting position says about the musculoskeletal system of your dog

When it comes to the diagnosis of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, the gait of the dog is usually looked at. Rarely is there a ...
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Relieve tension in dogs from joint disease with massage – gentle help for pain

When our dogs suffer from joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia or spondylosis, their joints often hurt. Especially when joint wear is far advanced ...
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Blockages in the sacroiliac joint in dogs – origin, causes & symptoms

Our dogs, like us humans, can also get blockages. The sacroiliac joint, or ISG for short, is particularly frequently affected. What is the sacroiliac joint ...
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4 Reasons why many joint diseases develop in puppyhood – and how you can avoid them!

In the puppy and young dog period, few dog people think about the fact that their dog could develop problems with his joints. Everything is ...
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Weather sensitivity in dogs – when arthrosis & Co. are particularly painful

Weather sensitivity in dogs – does it exist? Many dog owners perceive that their dog is worse in wet and cold weather. Lameness is more ...
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Your dog does not play anymore? Pain can be the cause!

Pain in general and also joint pain in dogs is a topic that dog owners are becoming more and more aware of and take seriously. ...
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Improve gait in dogs with step training

When dogs show abnormalities in gait, it is often difficult and lengthy to improve these non-physiological movements. Particularly after operations or chronic diseases such as ...
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Avoid surgery in dogs with dog physiotherapy – is it possible?

In general, surgery in a dog is always a procedure that is more or less invasive and involves various risks. Keyword anesthesia risk. Surgery cannot ...
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Why performance pressure is out of place in exercise & fitness training for dogs

Recently, exercise training and dog fitness are experiencing a real hype. Basically, I am of course pleased that dog owners are concerned with the health ...
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Osteoarthritis = sparing? – Why it’s so important to keep your dog moving when he has joint problems

When dog owners receive a diagnosis of osteoarthritis in their dog, they are usually unsure what is still good for their dog in terms of ...
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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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Fitness training for dogs – why balance pads & co. should not be used for fun

Fitness training in dogs is always inevitably associated with balance pads and balance boards in all colors and sizes. But why actually?! I thought long ...
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Joint pain in dogs – when every step is uncomfortable

Joint pain in dogs is a topic that is gaining more and more awareness and importance. However, this was not always the case. Considering that ...
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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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Are dogs allowed to climb stairs? – these are the Go’s & No Go’s!

Whether dogs are allowed to climb stairs is one of the frequent questions I am asked. It is a topic that is much discussed among ...
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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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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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HAPPYFIT – active exercise training for your dog’s fitness – incl. Training Plan!

You would like to start active movement training with your dog and are looking for exercises for your dog? With active movement exercises you offer ...
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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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Muscle building dog: isometric training for hind legs and back

Muscle Building Dog Muscle Building Dog Muscle Building Dog Muscle Building Dog Isometric training is often underestimated by dog owners in exercise therapy and also ...
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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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Osteoarthritis in dogs – 7 important tips for behavior

Every dog person has actually heard of osteoarthritis in dogs. It is one of the most common joint diseases in our four-legged friends. Osteoarthritis is ...
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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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How to keep your dog moving despite the heat – 3 active exercises for your dog

The warm summer temperatures have us fully in their grip and thus the daily walks with us are shorter. Especially Snowy, who is a bit ...
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