Choosing a senior dog food for your aging dog can be a challenge, with all the choices available. However, if you know what to look for, choosing food for your senior dog becomes easy. Dogs, like people, age differently and they have different needs as they get older. As you consider what kind of senior […]
Senior Dog Care
Senior dog care requires more of your time and attention than your dog did when she was a puppy.
As Bichons become senior dogs, they develop old dog conditions. They slow down and need your help more often than when younger.
Consider dog dementia or cognitive dysfunction syndrome if your Bichon Frise is over 11 years old and you have ruled out sensory losses like dog deafness or blindness. It is true that older dogs can develop an Alzheimers-like condition which is a form of dog senility. Similar to human dementia, canine cognitive dysfunction is progressive, […]
Dog hearing loss in older dogs is sometimes hard to detect. Unfortunately many owners initially think that their dog is just ignoring them and not responding to commands. Senior dogs often lose their hearing gradually, so it can be tricky to figure out that your dog is going deaf. Most often a dog that is […]
Dog arthritis products can make your life easier and your dog with arthritis more comfortable. Knowing that your dog is happier and more active will put your mind at rest. Just making a few adjustments to your dog’s environment will make a huge difference for him. I’ll give you an overview of the kinds of […]
With no cure for arthritis, dog arthritis treatment can include surgery, diet, exercise, weight management, medications, supplements and making physical adjustments to your pet’s surroundings. While each of these is important to helping your pet stay healthy and active, perhaps the most critical issues for Bichon Frises are weight management and lack of exercise. Fortunately […]