Senior Dog Tips

When does an adult dog become a senior dog? How can you help your old dog live a longer, happier life? Here’s everything you need to know about senior dog ages, behaviors, and issues — including toys & food for dogs with no teeth, how to care for blind and deaf dogs, how to deal with dog incontinence, and other important tips for living with and caring for an older dog.

How To Care For An Older Dog With No Teeth

My Pomeranian/Yorkie dog is 18 years old and he’s lost all of his teeth. Here’s how we got through the painful periods when he was losing his teeth and having difficulty eating. Plus tips for caring for a dog with no teeth.

What It’s Like Living With An Old Blind And Deaf Dog

Our aging dog is still in reasonably good health and not suffering from many aches and pains, but his navigational skills have been reduced to what he can smell. With doggie cataracts and acute hearing loss that has eliminated most of our ability to communicate with him, he still seems to get around the house with little trouble.

Dog Incontinence Issues & Tips For Dealing With An Older Incontinent Dog

As dogs age, they face the same physical problems that most elderly people find themselves dealing with, including incontinence. Our 18-year-old dog, Rascal, is no exception. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to help maintain your sanity when you have an incontinent dog…

5 Key Points For Housebreaking An Older Dog

It can sometimes be more difficult to train an older dog not to pee or poop in the house. Here are 5 important points to consider when housebreaking an older dog — including how to housebreak a dog when you’re busy and away from home a lot.