As our pets get older and their needs begin to change, we find ourselves less certain about how to care for our beloved pets. But, with a little knowledge and planning, caring for the older dog is a straightforward and simple process that does not need to involve faddy diets or dog aerobics! Leading experts on animal behaviour and health, Claire Bessant, Peter Neville and Bradley Viner have joined forces to produce this wonderful, valuable book that will make it easier for you to keep your dog as happy and healthy as if it were still a puppy. Packed with practical advice and little-known facts, it includes: * How to calculate your dog's real age. * How to notice the signs of ageing and what to do about them. * Canine cuisine, including special diets for all ailments. * How to keep life in your older dog, with tips on how to find a vet, health checks to make at home, nursing, senior pet programmes and MOTs for dogs. * A handy A-Z of canine afflictions. * How dogs relate to each other and how to introduce a new puppy. * How to pamper your older dog...and much more bsides!