Does Your Older Dog Sleep A Lot?

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Health, Senior Dogs

As humans age, we often sleep less deeply and wake up more during the night, causing many of us to take naps during the day (if we can get away with it). According to the Sleep Foundation, healthy adults need seven to nine hours of sleep nightly. Many of our dogs sleep more than we do. Adult dogs generally sleep … Read More

How to Recognize If Your Older Dog Is In Pain

Cindy SmithDog Health, Senior Dogs

When children are hurt, you can often tell by their screams or the expression on their faces. When dogs are in pain or hurting it can be hard to tell. If you step on their paw accidentally, they may respond with a loud help. However, it is part of the animal instinct not to show they are hurting as the … Read More