The Gift of a Gray Muzzle: Active Care For Senior Dogs - Karen Pryor Clicker Training
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The Gift of a Gray Muzzle: Active Care For Senior Dogs

by Lori Stevens and Kathy Sdao

6-DVD Set
Run time: 11 hrs, 12 minutes

Lori Stevens, a Senior Tellington TTouch practitioner, and Kathy Sdao, a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, share a deep love for senior dogs. They've combined their decades of animal-care expertise to teach a custom-designed workshop that welcomed as participants a small group of senior dogs and their caregivers. Lori and Kathy's goal is to empower owners to engage with and support their aging dogs joyfully and actively.Watch these experienced professionals share several methods of keeping your dog's mind and body agile and strong. They also discuss many ideas for making everyday life easier for your senior dog. The result is a dog that is more competent and confident in the face of physical and cognitive challenges, and has greater odds of staying healthy.

Topics include:

  • Effects of aging and what you can expect
  • Various healthcare options that complement mainstream veterinary care TTouch bodywork and wrapping techniques, including leg and body wraps Strategies for minimizing age-related anxiety and maximizing emotional resilience
  • Methods for modifying cues to accommodate sensory limitations
  • Movement and conditioning exercises that benefit seniors
  • Games to keep mind and body active
  • Help for senior dogs that have difficulty standing up or climbing stairs
  • Tips for dealing with loss of appetite
  • Considerations regarding end-of-life decisions