Written by renowned veterinarian Dr. Joanna de Klerk, former featured on the BBC show “Young Vets” The Complete Guide to Senior Dog Care is an excellent reference for anyone whose dog is approaching the final stages of life.
Regardless of whether you have never had an older dog before or you’re a seasoned professional, this book will provide you with a helpful, go-to guide for all senior dog care information that your dog might need in their older years.
- How Old is Old?
- Adopting a Senior Dog
- Loss of Senses
- Adjusting Your Senior Dog’s Living Space
- Preventative Veterinary Care
- Nutritional Adjustments
- Common Senior Ailments and Care
- Making the Hardest Decision
With recent advances in veterinary medicine, dogs now live much longer lives, meaning that a large proportion of their lives is spent in their senior years. Older dogs need much different care to younger dogs, and are more prone to developing age-related health ailments. With this book, you will learn all about senior dog care, grooming, nutrition, exercise, health problems, the aging process and when it’s time to say goodbye, so you can give your old friend the best loving care in his twilight years.
The Complete Guide to Senior Dog Care has been compiled and written by veterinarian and author, Dr Jo de Klerk, who has a special interest in pain management. As a result, a large proportion of her clinical cases are aging dogs. She brings her experience into this book, giving plenty of tips and recommendations to improve your dog’s quality of life and turn back the clock on your dog’s age. After all, age is just a number, not a disease, so even older dogs can live a long, happy and healthy life.