Tips For Caring For Your Senior Dog: #4

Posted by wadmin on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

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As your dogs get older they need more care, just like old humans. Most dog breeds are considered seniors after about 7 years. Make sure your best friend is taken care of. Here are a few tips to help keep your old dog in the best shape possible. Here is tip #4.

WALK AND PLAY: Exercise helps to maintain a healthy body weight and can slow the onset of arthritis. Walking is excellent exercise for an aging pet. Mental stimulation is also a great way to keep Fido on his toes. Fun toys and interactive play can keep his mind and body active.

Keep Gresham Animal Hospital in mind next time your dog needs a checkup, shots, vaccines, give us a call at 503.666.1600 or visit our website at: www.greshamanimalhospital.com/

SRC: www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/communities/crescent_city/article_d5a85cb2-a04e-11e6-bad7-6f125d956c4c.html