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Author: Subject: Idea for large, arthritic dogs
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[*] Post 359574 posted on 11-12-2008 at 21:00 Reply With Quote
Idea for large, arthritic dogs

A friend of mine served her large dog's food and water on a wooden chair.

"What? Does your dog need a place setting at his own table?"

"He has arthritis. It's easier for him if his food is at the level of his chin, so he doesn't have to bend low to eat."

How kind! What a great idea!:):)
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[*] Post 359578 posted on 11-12-2008 at 21:48 Reply With Quote

They actually make raised food stands for big dogs.
Bear has arthritis in his front elbow so he lays down to eat:)
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[*] Post 359584 posted on 11-12-2008 at 22:15 Reply With Quote

Really speaking no large dog should eat from the floor. Long eared dogs suffer all the mess in their ears.
Mastiff types suffer from breathing difficulties while their throat is constricted.
A bit of common sense really.:)
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