Monitor health closely with wellness exams every 6 months. Run baseline bloodwork and treat issues early.
Regular Vet Visits
Fish oil, glucosamine, and chondroitin supplements support joint health and mobility in aging dogs.
Keep their mind active with games, training, food puzzles. Avoid dementia through engagement.
Feed a high quality senior diet. Track eating patterns for appetite changes which could indicate illness.
Monitor Food Intake
Provide orthopedic beds, ramps, raised bowls. Accommodate bathroom needs with more frequent, shorter walks.
Discuss palliative pain management or hospice care options with your vet to maximize comfort.
Shower your senior dog with love and affection. Cherish your remaining special time together.