Why is My Senior Dog So Clingy? Top 5 Deep Dive

Senior dog following me

There a few usual suspects for why your senior dog is so clingy or suddenly following you around.  In this article we’re going to explore the top 5 and help you get to the bottom of this new behavior. But first, to answer your question:   The #1 reason why your senior dog is so clingy is because they are trying to tell you something having to do with: Deteriorating Vision or Hearing Noises and Vibrations Heightened or Weakened Sense of Smell Separation Anxiety Change/Alliance To really get to the bottom of why your senior dog is so clingy,…

Senior Dog Sleep. Too Much or Not Enough?

Old Dog Sleep

Eventful days or strenuous activities will tucker your senior dog out quickly. As she ages, your senior dog will require more and more sleep in order to feel rested, and recuperate from her daily activities.  If you’re worried about the number of hours your senior dog is sleeping, check out this chart to see how other senior dogs sleep in comparison. Other obvious factors that contribute to the quantity and quality of senior dog sleep are: overall health, diseases, medications, breed, and age. The “not so obvious” factor that contributes positively or negatively to your…

Dog Ageing Chart: What is Considered Old for a Dog?

is a 7 year old dog a senior

Whether you’re noticing a general change in your dog’s behavior or someone in passing innocently refers to your dog as a ‘good ol’ boy’ or ‘beautiful old girl,’ something has got you wondering: “what is considered old for a dog and is my dog a senior?” This article and the dog ageing chart (or aging if you prefer) will help you understand how old your dog really is and how quickly your dog is moving through her life and what you can do to make her as comfortable as possible…