Signs Your Dog Is Aging  

Like people, dogs get grey hairs with age. Grey hairs are usually found around their muzzle, eyes, and eyebrows. Hair color changes naturally with aging, called “going grey.”  

Senior dogs slow down and become less active. Once active and playful, your dog may now prefer longer rests. They may not enjoy chasing balls or long hikes.  

Older dogs often have arthritis. These disorders might create stiffness and discomfort, making it hard for them to move as easily as before.

Eating habits may change in older dogs. Some lose their appetite and eat less, while others gain it. Dental issues including gum disease or tooth decay can make eating painful, decreasing food interest.

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Weight changes are frequent in older dogs. Some dogs gain weight due to a slower metabolism or less activity.

Older dogs have more dental difficulties. Plaque, tartar, tooth decay, and gum disease all cause pain and tooth loss. Bad breath and reluctance to consume hard food may indicate dental issues. 

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