Aging dogs need attention and exercise – just not at the same level they did when they were young, writes dog trainer Wendy Graydon.
Wendy Graydon is a dog trainer and author of How to train your barking, howling, jumping up, pulling on the lead and won’t come when it’s called dog.
Remember when you used to get up and have a hard time not tripping over your excited puppy as soon as you whispered the ‘W’ word? The changes in your dog creep up slowly and caring for your once young dog in its twilight years can be a real challenge.
Your older dog will still need attention and care just like it did when it was younger and its life can still be fun and fulfilling even though it’s a bit slower. Noticeable changes can be poor...