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Caring for Senior Dogs: 5 Key Tips

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  Not all dogs are considered senior dogs at the same age. So, how do you know when your dog has reached “senior” status? Genetics, nutrition, and environment all play a factor in how quickly your dog ages, but generally speaking, giant breed dogs (like Great Danes) are considered senior by 5-6 years old, small breeds (like Chihuahuas) don’t usually qualify as senior until closer to 10-11 years, and large breeds are somewhere in the middle (a Golden Retriever usually qualifies as senior around 8-10 years of age). Clearly, a key to knowing how to best care for your aging...

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