As all mammals age, they develop special dietary needs. In the case of dogs, these can be fairly specific nutrients and concentrations of protein. As always, for the most up to date information, check with your Vancouver vet.

Relationship with Your Vet

It is important to maintain an open dialog when your dog gets older. Most of the time, it becomes essential to monitor how he or she is processing the food given. Your Vancouver vet will help you make the best decision as far as type of food as well as the frequency of meals.

Watch the Scale

Obesity can creep up on your dog in his or her old age. It’s important to make sure that your dog’s diet accounts for a decrease in activity. Keep up with your Vancouver vet to make sure that your dog is getting what he or she needs.

 

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