You and Your Aging Dog
What you'll learn
- Determine if your dog is senior or geriatric
- Identify common issues & diseases of senior dogs
- Learn things you can do to help your dog live a quality life as a senior
- How do you make the decision to put a dog to sleep?
If you have a dog that is getting older, this course was created with you in mind.
There are many things that come with being a dog owner and one of them that many pet owners do not want to think about is caring for their dogs as they become seniors and eventually geriatric dogs.
This course was created as a foundation for caring for aging dogs as it is short and easy with tons of information about caring for your aging dog. The information is research-based, scientific, and includes well-proven topics.
Some of the topics discussed include what to look for to determine if your dog is senior or geriatric, what are some of the best practices when creating a great quality of life for your dog, and we will also touch on common diseases like ‘dog dementia’ and cancer in older dogs.
We also discuss how you play a pivotal role in keeping your dog's overall health. There are many things pet owners can do to help increase their dog's longevity and chances of living longer and healthier lives this course will give you an initial starting point on what you need to know to better care for your dog.
Who this course is for:
- This course is for dog owners that would like a general overview of common issues seen in senior dogs and how to care for them as they age
Hi, I'm a veterinarian that has practiced small animal medicine either part or full-time for the past 15 years. I taught at the University level for 7 years while still remaining in clinical medicine part-time. I am also the owner of the growing blog, ‘The Pets Digest’ which is a health & lifestyle blog for cats, dogs, and their people.