Products to Help Your Elderly & Senior Dogs
Just like with people, as dogs get older their bodies begin to change, joints get stiffer and energy lower. They can begin to put on weight or even change in personality so it is important your dogs are getting the right foods, treats and supplements to help them as they grow older.
The Pet Warehouse Co. have picked our 5 favourite products on the market which we feel are essential in making your senior dogs life a little bit easier.
1. Lintbells YuMOVE Dog Joint Supplement for Stiff and Older Dogs
This YuMOVE joint supplement provides your dog with a concentrated amount of Omega 3, which has been proven to improve the comfort and soothe pain of aging joints. To slow the breakdown of the cartilage within the joint, Lintbells added green lipped mussle which has a natural abundance of chondroitin sulphate. Vitamin E and C numbers are also present to further maintain joint mobility.
Amazon: Lintbells YuMOVE Dog Joint Supplement (60, 120, 300 tablets), Starting at £9.99
2. Arden Grange Senior Dog Food
The Arden Grange Senior Dog Food is a natural hypoallergenic dry dog food. This means it is gentle on your senior dog’s stomach, avoiding issues with the digestive system as well as skin allergies. Rich in vitamins and minerals it helps to maintain muscle mass, keeps their fur glossy and protects joints aging joints. It also has less fat content than most dry dog foods available.
Amazon: Arden Grange Senior Dog Food (12kg), £30.99
Similar ingredients to our previous recommended products, these Bakers Joint Treats contain vitamin C and E, aiding to relieve joint pain and maintain flexibility. These treats also contain Glucosamine which is also proven to have similar joint ailment qualities. This is classed as a complimentary food product, perfect as a daily treat.
Amazon: Bakers Joint Delicious Dog Treats, starting at £9.99
4. Burns Dog Food Original for Adult Senior Dogs
In the risk of sounding like a broken record we are going to keep this one simple. Similar qualities to the other products, this Burns Senior Dog Food is hypoallergenic, highly digestible and promotes good health and behaviours. Burns also market this product as an alternative to veterinary and prescription diets.
Amazon: Burns Dog Food for Adult Senior Dogs (various bag sizes), £8.50 – £51.17
As dogs get older they can struggle to extract proper nutrients from their food and become less mobile. This can cause significant weight gain, digestive problems and issues with their skin. The Lintbell YuMEGA Itchy Dog Supplement is the UK’s No.1 veterinary skin supplement for dogs prone to feeling itchy. Containing premium cold-pressed oils recommended by vets it soothes and calms itchy, irritated skin.
Amazon #1 Best Seller: Lintbell YuMEGA Itchy Dog Supplement, £16.99