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How to tell if your dog is in pain

Do you find it difficult to tell when your dog is in pain? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Did you know that animals typically hide their pain and do this as a survival mechanism? It is instinctual and embedded in their DNA. While this instinct helps animals stay alive longer in the wild, for our sweet and pampered domesticated dogs, it is quite different. They suffer greatly and very often in silence. This is why it is very important for pawrents like you and I to identify our dog’s individual pain “tells”. To get you on your way, we have provided 7 common signs that will help you know when your dog is in pain.  Level of activity:If your...

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