Tip #6 For Keeping Senior Dogs Happy and Healthy

Posted by wadmin on Monday, August 24, 2015

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Gresham Animal Hospital would like to help keep your elderly companions happy and healthy with a series of tips! Read our sixth tip below!

6. Easy does it. As pets age, their eyesight and hearing declines, they are less sure on their feet, and they have less fat for padding and can easily get chilled. You can make them feel safe, secure and comfortable by putting carpet runners around the house for them to walk on, having stairs or ramps to access furniture beds or vehicles, and providing padded orthopedic beds with a heat source. Also, it’s a good idea to add a second source of water so that pets don’t have to go too far to hydrate.

SRC: Read all of the tips at www.today.com/pets/age-just-number-7-tips-keeping-senior-dogs-healthy-happy-t39511

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