One Reason Why Your Dog Should Have a Yearly Physical Exam

Our cute furry friends can't really tell us what's wrong, but they can try to tell and show us. I normally take my nearly eight-year old dachshund in for a yearly checkup. This year, however, I decided to do that a little bit early.

Daisy had started acting kind of funny. I thought perhaps it was just from several changes going on at home. But then, I would find her hiding and crying, even when there was no storm going on. When she started tucking her tail, that's when I started to worry.

Off to the vet we went. At first, the vet thought the fur loss was her shedding her coat to prepare for upcoming hot weather. When clumps came off, the vet knew that definitely couldn't be it. After explaining to her all the changes I had noticed in my dog, the vet checked a couple of areas …

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