Recognizing early signs of dog arthritis

The one thing I’ll always regret about my first dog — the step fall

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My first dog, Shep, was a wild child — untrained (minus paper training), big, furry, and loved to eat tissue out of garbage cans and snatch Christmas decorations off the tree. My father made the mistake of leaving a slab of BBQ steak on a kitchen counter, and Shep decided it was…