Senior pets commonly present to veterinary clinics for wellness exams and for illness. Nutritional needs change in healthy elder dogs compared to the young adult life stage. Veterinary healthcare teams must provide nutritional assessments and individual recommendations, recognizing there is no defined nutrient profile for seniors. Aging is a continuum and individual variation prevents a “one size fits all” approach. Advancing age places dogs at risk for developing medical conditions, early detection can lead to earlier nutritional intervention to support recovery, health and quality of life.
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