The good news is that you can take care of your senior dog’s teeth and gums and make a few minor adjustments to their diet in order to greatly improve their quality of life.
Senior dog care: Take steps to keep your dog healthy and active for as long as possible. Meet your dog’s diet, exercise, and grooming needs.
Make sure you pay attention to nutrition for pets and give your dog the food he needs to stay happy and healthy.
Keep older dogs healthy by monitoring their weight, activity, teeth and body changes. Schedule regular vet checkups.
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.