Exercising Your Senior Dog

Lindsey ZimmermanSenior Dogs

As we age it’s easier to be sedentary versus active. Our muscles hurt, our back may throb and we have a million and one excuses why we can’t exercise. It’s easier to pick up the remote than to put your walking shoes on. Like people, senior dogs need to exercise. Not at the pace of a puppy, who have a … Read More

Does Your Dog Have Dementia?

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Health

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 67 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops dementia, a disease that affects more than 5.3 million Americans. Although we often think of people getting dementia, we rarely think about senior dogs getting dementia. In dogs it is called cognitive dysfunction disorder (CDD), a disease related to the aging of a dog’s brain. Unlike the … Read More