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11. Like a Thief in the Night – Caring for Your Elderly Dog
They say old age creeps up on a person like a thief in the night. This is especially true of your dog. Dogs seemingly race through adolescence and adulthood, and suddenly at around 12 years of age, they are entering their golden years.
12. Making the Transition from Adult to Senior Dog
Dogs age at a rapid pace and before you know it your best friend might be considered a senior dog.
13. New Diet May Help Canine Dementia
New dog food rich in antioxidants and nutrients has a positive effect on behavior changes caused by canine brain aging.
14. Reasons and Solutions for Barking Behavior in Elderly Dogs : Senile Barking
Some senior dogs will bark – sometimes it seems without even knowing they are barking. Some behaviorists call this Senile Barking. Learn why and what you can do.
15. The Effects of Aging on Dogs
While some aspects of getting old may not be much fun for a dog, getting old is not all bad.
16. The Importance of Exercise in the Senior Dog
A regular exercise routine is an essential part of any dog’s healthy lifestyle. Proper nutrition, grooming and regular visits to your veterinarian are equally important. As a dog ages, exercise tolerance and requirements generally change.
17. Understanding Quality of Life Issues with Dogs
As does every other living creature, pets age. And with this age comes illness and difficulty. Determining when your pet’s life is no longer enjoyable can be difficult and is an important part of deciding when to let him go.
18. Vaccinating Your Senior Dog
As pets age, questions about vaccinations arise. Common questions are which vaccine does my senior dog need and how often should he be vaccinated. Unfortunately, the absolute answers to these questions are not known but there are several recommendations.
19. What to Expect as Your Dog Ages
Although it is difficult to think about your dog getting old, it is going to happen. Every dog ages differently but there are some common things that develop as the body ages.
20. When is a Dog Considered Senior?
Pets age much faster than we do. The life span of a dog depends on its size or breed. Find out when they are considered seniors.

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