What’s not to love about senior dogs? Loyal and loving, older dogs are not just devoted companions, but truly part of your family. That’s why we are committed to providing high-quality nutrition and care information so you can help keep them young at heart, mind and body.

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How Your Dog’s Health Changes With Age

Did you know that dogs become seniors around age six for larger breeds and eight for smaller breeds? Being aware of the changes that may take place in your dog’s body as she ages and providing her with the right nutrition and care are key to helping her live a long, healthy life.

Calculate Your Dog’s Human Age ›››
Determining when your dog is a senior will help you understand and anticipate the health and behavioural changes that may occur during this life stage. With this knowledge, you can learn how to best approach these changes and help keep your dog healthy for life.

Your Pet’s Human Age

Congratulations! You have a senior dog. Because joint weakness is not uncommon in giant breeds, particularly in the senior years, be sure to feed your dog a senior formula enhanced with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to help rebuild cartilage, as well as EPA and DHA to help reduce inflammation in the joints. Additional weight exacerbates joint issues, so it’s also very important to manage a healthy weight by monitoring caloric intake and giving your dog plenty of exercise.

Congratulations! You have a senior dog. As your dog gets older and her metabolism slows down, it’s more important than ever to maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight can cause a multitude of health problems and even a shorter lifespan for some dogs. Manage your dog’s weight and help maintain vitality by feeding a lower calorie senior formula with high quality protein ingredients, measuring every meal, and giving her plenty of exercise.

Congratulations! You have a senior dog. As small dogs age, many pet owners see a gradual decrease in vitality and energy , which sometimes leads to weight gain. It’s very important to monitor your dog’s nutritional intake and weight to make sure her intake matches her declining energy needs. Give your dog regular exercise, and consider feeding a senior formula with high quality protein ingredients to help maintain vitality and lean muscle mass and L-carnitine to help the body burn fat.

Congratulations! You have a senior dog. As toy dogs age, many pet owners see a gradual decrease in vitality and energy , which sometimes leads to weight gain. It’s very important to monitor your dog’s nutritional intake and weight to make sure her intake matches her declining energy needs. Give your dog regular exercise, and consider feeding a senior formula with high quality protein ingredients to help maintain vitality and lean muscle mass and L-carnitine to help the body burn fat.

Your dog is an adult and in the prime of her life. Help maintain her health and energy with a nutrient-dense, well-balanced diet made from high quality, all natural ingredients. See our full line of adult dog food, and give her the complete nutrition she needs.