We all know that, unfortunately, our canine companions don’t live as long as we do, so when they get older, we must do everything we can to allow them to enjoy life as long as they can! It can include more frequent exams, bloodwork, diet changes, medications and supplements, very similar to us.
When is a dog considered a senior pet?
Dogs are generally considered to be a senior at 7 years old. It varies a bit depending on breed and size.
How should I care for my senior dog? (example: schedule regular check-ups, exercise, special diet, etc.)
Depending on your dog, they may require more frequent vet visits, bloodwork, medications, diet, and supplements to keep them happy and healthy! Speak with your veterinarian for more information on what is best for your furry family member.