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Right way to feed a senior dog

Dogs are considered seniors in the last third of their life. During this time, it is important feed them a well-balanced diet that will help them maintain good health and an ideal bodyweight. Just like humans, as dogs age, they are prone to more and more health risks like arthritis and obesity. What should senior dogs eat? One of the most important ingredients for senior dogs is protein. They must eat a good portion of protein because older dogs tend to lose muscle mass.As far as fat goes, senior dogs need to eat less fat. Another thing senior dogs should eat is fruits and vegetables because they help fight constipation. When it comes to calories, senior dogs must eat less in order to maintain their bodyweight. Finally, consider supplementing your senior dog with vitamins/minerals as they can be beneficial to your dog.

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