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Old May 4th, 2009, 02:24 PM
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Jumping will jar her joints and cause pain and swelling - even if it's just jumping on or off the bed, the couch, etc. Jumping in and out of vehicles at any age should be strictly avoided - especially for large breed dogs. Going up and down stairs should also be kept to an absolute minimum.

A good pain management plan, a g/c supplement. a moderate but consistent exercise plan and keeping her weight at an optimum level will keep her comfortable and with you for many more years.
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