Maintaining mental and physical fitness into old age

Natalie Light
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

As a result of advances in veterinary interventions and medicine, more companion dogs are living longer and this carries the added risk of developing illnesses that are age-related — specifically diseases concerned with physical and mental health decline. This short article aims to summarise some of the key factors for owners of older dogs to consider, and provides measures they can undertake in their homes and day to day lives with their dogs to ensure their dog has a happy, healthy and enjoyable retirement.

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