UPDATED & REVISED 2010 EDITION! Keep Your Dog Loving Longer, Living Better!
You can teach an old dog new tricks--and give him the best care possible. The good news is that dogs are living much longer lives--thanks to advances in veterinary technology. But older dogs do have special needs and require additional emotional support, nutritional help, and medical care. A longer life span also means more dogs suffer age-related conditions such as kidney problems, arthritis, cancer, stroke, senility, and diabetes.
- What changes to expect as your dog ages--and which changes are natural and which are warning signs that should send you to the veterinarian
- Which pet-specific over-the-counter medications every owner should keep on hand