Your old dog may need more attention, love and care than younger dogs.
An old dog needs exercise as well as young dogs. Walking and playing fetch might be the best ones for your old dog. If you have a routine for your dog you should keep up with this routine when your dog gets older. Keeping up with routines are very important for your dogs mental and physical health.
If your old dog is not as active as when she/he was younger, you should be careful about his/her diet. You should consult with your veterinary regarding your old dog’s food and dog treats management.
It is very important to provide your old dog routine veterinary care. Early illness discovery prevents bigger problems and keep your dog in top shape dog health.
It might be a good idea to have insurance for your old dog. There are a lot of different companies that offer dog insurance for old dogs. You may need to check if the insurance company covers pre-existing dog health conditions, offers any discounts, requires any dollar or time restrictions and most importantly accepts older dogs and their age limit.
You should learn more about your old dog’s breeds most common problems, illnesses and comfort levels in every age. When you understand your old dog better, you may want to get insurance earlier than you are thinking.
You can learn more about your dog breed and their common health issues about the specific dog breed information pages on this web site.