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Senior Dog Revolution Podcast
20 minutes | 6 days ago
25. How can Wellness Bloodwork Help my Dog? What EVERY Pet Parent Should Know About Bloodwork
Your dog needs a lot of things throughout the year and one of them that we believe in here so much is annual wellness bloodwork. For our seniors, we often do wellness bloodwork twice a year. But why do vets like Dr. Tarantino recommend it so highly. Building off of last week's episode, this week Dr. Tarantino discusses what wellness bloodwork does for your pet. Learn from real life examples from her patients.
12 minutes | 14 days ago
24. Can Bloodwork Tell if My Dog Has Cancer?
This week, Dr. Tarantino goes over a common questions from senior dog pet parents: Will routine bloodwork pick up on cancer? As you can imagine, the answer is a bit complex. Listen up as Dr. Tarantino sheds light on the topic.
21 minutes | 20 days ago
23. Old Dog Vestibular Disease with Senior Dogs
This week we have Dr. Gordon discuss old dog vestibular disease! This disease can be very scary for us when we see it and understanding why it happens and the usual progression can be invaluable to helping us get our senior dogs through these events. This week we have the wonderful Dr. Brent Gordon on discussing this important senior dog topic.
16 minutes | a month ago
22. Stem Cell Therapy in Dogs: Picking Patients and Our Experience at VMC Fort Mill
This week we share the final part of our Stem Cell therapy in dogs interview with Dr. Julie Reck. We'll dive into our selection process for picking patients for this therapy and share what our experience with stem cell therapy has been like for some of our patients here in Fort Mill! Final episode in our stem cell therapy in dogs series!
23 minutes | a month ago
21. Stem Cell Therapy in Dogs: The Basics with Dr. Julie Reck
Learn about the basics of stem cell therapy in dogs with our guest Dr. Julie Reck. What are stem cells and how can they be used in dogs? This is episode 2 out of 3 on stem cells and builds on last week's episode on Mobility and Stem Cells. So if you haven't listened to that first- check it out! Please note, that stem cells are not mainstream in veterinary medicine and are very much a newer therapy that we are just beginning to explore! Special thanks to Dr. Julie Reck and Veterinary Medical Center of Fort Mill.
22 minutes | a month ago
20. Your Pet's Mobility and Why You Need to Think About it Now with Dr. Julie Reck
So many of us struggle with mobility issues in our senior dogs. Here, Dr. Reck and Dr. Tarantino cover 4 of the most important principles for pet parents to know about with regards to mobility in their dogs. Following this episode, they discuss their experience with a newer therapy to help mobility in our dogs, stem cell therapy.
15 minutes | 2 months ago
19. Three Ways to Help GERIATRIC Senior Dogs
Geriatric seniors need A LOT of extra help and often they get left behind! Dr. Tarantino discusses 3 ways we can help our oldest, crunchiest dog friends!
16 minutes | 3 months ago
18. 4 Things to Avoid with Your Dogs During the Holidays
The holidays here are so are increased visits to the vet! Dr. Tarantino discusses 4 tips to keep your dogs out of trouble and avoid a trip to the ER this holiday season.
11 minutes | 3 months ago
17. Arthritis in Dogs and 3 Easy At Home Changes to Help Your Dog's Joints
In this episode, learn about 3 changes that every pet parent can do at home to help support their dogs joints and mobility in their home. Especially important for senior dogs but helpful for all dogs!
26 minutes | 4 months ago
16. Anticipatory Grief and Our Fear of Losing Our Old Dogs
This week, Dr. Tarantino and her guest Dr. Brent Gordon cover the topic of anticipatory grief and the fear that so many of us have of losing something we love. Whether you have the occasional fear or the constant fear, this episode is for you and discusses this all too common phenomenon among pet parents of senior dogs who are often considered family members by us.Dr. Tarantino and Dr. Gordon share their personal experience with anticipatory grief and 4 helpful tips for dealing with it.
20 minutes | 4 months ago
15. Is my senior dog too old for a dental?
This week Dr. Tarantino helps us answer the questions, "When is my Dog to old for a dental?" Listen on as she discusses the most important criteria for pet parents to think of when considering anesthesia in an older dog.
19 minutes | 5 months ago
14. Arthritis in Your Senior Dog and 2 Things that can help NOW
'Slowing down' in our older dogs is not just something we have to accept! Often a disease process can be responsible for this change. This week Dr. Tarantino discusses arthritis in our older dogs and 2 things you can do to help your senior dogs with arthritis.
16 minutes | 5 months ago
13. Why is my Senior Dog's Appetite Decreased?
This week, Dr. Tarantino changes in appetite in older dogs and what it may mean when you see this in your older dog.
10 minutes | 6 months ago
12. Hearing Loss in Older Dogs: 3 Final Tips to Keep them Safe and Communicate with them (Part 3)
Hearing loss in older dogs can be tough on our senior dogs. Dr. Tarantino goes through 3 final tips that can help your senior dog adjust to their hearing loss better. Part 3 in a 3 part series.
17 minutes | 6 months ago
11. Hearing loss in Old Dogs: The Adjustment Phase and 3 Tips (2 of 3)
Older dogs undergoing hearing loss go through an adjustment period that can lead to anxiety if not managed well. Dr. Tarantino explains what you need to do to help prevent this from happening.
17 minutes | 6 months ago
10. Hearing Loss in Senior Dogs: What the Best Pet Parents Know (1 of 3)
Signs of hearing loss in your older dog ARE often subtle. In this episode Dr. Tarantino discusses the signs to look out for in your dog and it's best to know about them BEFORE they occur. Listen to examples of hearing loss from patients of hers. Next episode, she launches into treatments and adjustments needed to support a hearing impaired animal.
10 minutes | 6 months ago
9. Muscle Loss in Older Dogs and How To Counteract It!
In this episode Dr. Tarantino covers muscle wasting in older dogs and 4 ways we can counteract it.
23 minutes | 7 months ago
8. Doggy Dementia: How You Can Help your Dog with Cognitive Decline (Part 3)
Has your older dog ever had a 'senior moment'? In this episode, Dr. Tarantino discusses the therapies and treatments available to help dogs that are starting to experience cognitive decline. You are not going to want to miss this.
20 minutes | 7 months ago
7. Doggy Dementia: Does Your Dog Have Any of These 4 Signs of Canine Alzheimer's (Part 2)
This week Dr. Tarantino discusses the 4 main signs of canine cognitive dysfunction and shares what it looks like at home for pet parents. Tune in and find out if your senior dog has signs of canine Alzheimer's and what to do.
11 minutes | 7 months ago
6. Doggy Dementia: The Basics and Signs To Know About to Help Your Dog(Part 1)
In today's episode, we dive into Part 1 of 3 on the topic of Doggy Alzheimer's also known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. Dr. Tarantino covers why every senior dog pet parent NEEDS to know about this disease especially if your dog is 10 or older.
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