Good Old Dog

Expert Advice for Keeping Your Aging Dog Happy, Healthy, and Comfortable
Product Number: EB00030832
Released: Nov 22, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547504483
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From the renowned veterinary school at Tufts University: "A must read for pet lovers who want to ensure their dog has quality golden years" (USA Today). Our dogs are living longer than ever thanks to enormous advances in medical treatment and a highly evolved understanding of what they need to thrive. No one knows this better than the faculty of the Cummings Veterinary School at Tufts, who treat more than eight thousand older dogs annually. Their philosophy of caring for aging canines combines empathy for each individual pet and owner, a comprehensive approach to patient care, cutting-edge science and technology, and a commitment to innovation. Good Old Dog brings their renowned clinic to you, sharing essential knowledge to keep man's best friend thriving through their golden years. -Nutritional advice: Not every senior diet is right for every senior dog -Information on treating conditions common to older dogs -How to evaluate complicated procedures and decide what's right for your pet -The cost of caring for an older canine and how to shoulder the burden -How to identify cognitive decline and manage it -Advice on creating a healthy and comfortable environment -How to determine when "it's time" and how to cope with the loss -And much more

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