Potty train an older dog: Establish a routine, use lots of praise, take him outside often, and learn to watch his cues. And never scold.
Four chapters of your dog’s life: puppy, young adult, adult and senior. Understand each stage to provide the proper care your dog needs.
Disabled dog: Analyze your home to determine if you need to make changes in lighting or to help with your dog’s mobility.
As your dog gets older, start watching for aging dog behaviors. Don’t be surprised to find your once active dog sleep more and play less.
Canine Cognitive Dysfunction, also known as dog dementia, affects 50% of dogs 11 and older. The disease can change your dog’s awareness and memory.
Dog stays happy and healthy: Exercise, nutrition, health checks, joint care and lots of love. Take steps to ensure that your dog has a happy and long life.
Caring for senior dogs includes regular vet care, special attention to food and exercise, joint pain management and lots of TLC.
Help your aging dog if he starts having trouble regulating body temperature, sleeping through the night or becomes incontinent.
Older dogs need extra care including special grooming and regular vet visits to maintain mobility and stay at a healthy weight.
You can teach an old dog new tricks. Training an older dog is easier because the dog has a longer attention span, pays attention and follows commands better