Senior dogs offer calm companionship and loyalty. Adoption gives them a loving home in their golden years
Senior dogs may have conditions like arthritis, declining senses, dental disease. Budget for vet care.
Regular gentle walks, play and training keeps their body and mind engaged. Adjust for abilities.
Provide orthopedic beds, ramps, heated pads to keep senior dogs content and reduce pain.
Food puzzles, snuffle mats, chew toys prevent cognitive decline and boredom in older dogs.
Feed digestible food with glucosamine, omega-3s, and lower calories/fat for less weight strain.
Older dogs may need more potty breaks, grooming help, bathing assistance, and medication supervision.