Old Age and Rottweilers: Managing Chronic Health Problems

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As our beloved Rottweilers become older, they may develop chronic health problems that have a negative influence on their quality of life. As responsible pet owners, we must recognize the various problems that might afflict senior Rottweilers and know how to successfully treat them. Whether your Rottweiler is just entering its golden years or is already a senior, this article will teach you how to keep your furry friend happy, healthy, and comfortable as it ages.

Rottweiler health insurance: Is it necessary?

Rottweiler health

Vet bills can be expensive, which is one of the main reasons to think about Rottweiler health insurance. Some health problems, like hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia, are common in Rottweilers and can be fixed with expensive surgery. They can also get bloat, a serious condition in which the stomach gets swollen and twisted. If it isn’t treated right away, it can be fatal. Veterinary bills for these and other health problems can quickly add up to a lot of money.