Important Senior Dog Information for Pet Owners
Dog ownership is fun from puppyhood to old age.
A competent dog owner must understand their demands at each life stage.
Dogs can become seniors at six years old, depending on breed.
Here are some tips to help your older pet thrive.
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Playing fetch or hiking with an aged dog can make it easy to overlook that they won't be as active.
Senior dogs often lose rear limb power, says Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist Barbara Butler.
Some can even lose their footing, she says. It's crucial to keep your dog fit with age-appropriate exercises that don't overdo it.
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