It starts with a few gray hairs mixed in around his cold, wet nose and an extra few seconds of stretching when he wakes up.
All of us who have dogs will eventually have to face the realities of old age. Just as the years make a mark on us, our dogs are affected by time, too. Maybe she can’t run quite as fast chasing the frisbee, or maybe he needs some extra rest after a day at the dog park. Her hearing or his eyesight might not be quite what it used to be.
But with a little foresight and some patience from the family, your dog can age gracefully and stay healthy, comfortable, and active.