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  1. Getting older, but is that the problem?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi there. My dog (lab/pit mix) loves to play with a hose. He typically stands upright on his hind legs while I hose him down - sometimes for upwards of 20+ seconds until he returns on all fours. Recently, he has had difficulty jumping up on a bed. My concern is that the hose playing/standing...
  2. Hind legs, yawning, difficulty breathing... please help.

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, I have a VERY active 9.5 year old Chihuahua / Pomeranian mix which looks like a black Schipperke. About three months ago, he (Scrappy) had trouble getting up on his hind legs to fetch his cookie out of my hand. He was perfectly fine the night before when I went to bed. From that point...
  3. Top Heavy Puppy - a concern or quirk?

    Dog Health Questions
    I just brought home my new puppy over the weekend. She is 7 weeks old, and a chinese crested. My concern is this: when she leans forward (ex. to eat or drink) her hind legs come off the ground. She basically tips forward! Is this something I should be concerned about, or is it just because...