Exercise for Senior Dogs

Consult Your Veterinarian

Before starting an exercise regimen, consult your vet to ensure it suits your senior dog's specific needs and health condition.

Low-Impact Activities

Engage your senior dog in low-impact activities like leisurely walks, gentle play, and short, supervised swims.

Joint-Friendly Exercises

joint-friendly exercises that improve mobility, such as controlled movements and gentle stretches.

Mental Stimulation

Keep your senior dog mentally sharp with interactive toys and puzzle games to enhance cognitive function.

Frequency and Duration

Find the right balance by exercising your senior dog regularly with shorter sessions to avoid overexertion.

Monitoring Signs

Recognize signs of fatigue, pain, or discomfort during exercise, and adjust the intensity accordingly.

Warm-Up and Cool-Down

Prioritize warm-up and cool-down routines to prevent injuries and prepare your senior dog's muscles for activity.

Defining Senior Age in Dogs