Best Senior Dog Food

Updated November 2019
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Dogs have changing dietary needs as they age. If you find your favorite pooch is droopy or seems to have lost interest in eating, a switch to a senior food may help bring the spring back in his step. Most senior dog food is formulated to be easily digestable. Look for ingredients that aid in joint health like, glucosamine. Some products contain added natural vitamins for things like heart health. A formula designed to help your pet lose weight can also be important. A dog's metabolism goes down with age. Those extra pounds can make the aging process harder on your pet. 

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