Aging pets often suffer from dog health problems. Some of these diseases include cancer, heart disease, kidney failure, and diabetes. Of course, there are many other diseases that our aging dog can acquire from its exposure to various environmental factors such as pollution and other toxins.
As a dog owner, you may find that your pet has many different types of symptoms related to one of these diseases. These symptoms can include fatigue, depression, skin infections, muscle weakness, hair loss, and a general deterioration in life quality. You must take your pet to see a vet as soon as possible and treat the illnesses before they become serious. Many different types of medication can help control some of these conditions, and you may be able to stop or slow some of the progression. Your dog must be tested for diabetes, arthritis, hypoglycemia, and Lupus to determine the cause and treat accordingly. If you suspect that your dog may be suffering from any of these conditions, you should immediately bring it to the vet’s office for testing.