Caring for Your Geriatric Dog

As a result of new surgical techniques and medications, advances in the control of infectious disease, and changing attitudes toward our pets, dogs are living longer than ever, presenting a new challenge to many pet owners: how best to care for senior or geriatric dogs. Dr. William Fortney, assistant professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses how pet owners can keep their geriatric dogs happy and healthy.