Senior Dog Wellness Class:
Our Senior Dog Wellness Class is a 6 week class designed to address many of the effects of aging on our senior dogs. You will learn strategies to improve your dog’s physical and emotional wellbeing and daily functioning. This class includes activities that are safe for aging bodies that address function, mobility, maintenance of strength, cognition enhancement, bodywork, nutrition and environmental assessment and modification.   

Requirements:  Vet clearance form, acknowledging that it is ok for your dog to participate in this class.


Senior Dog Individual Assessment and Wellness Program:
Individual assessment of your dog for the development of a wellness program consisting of activities for maintenance of strength, flexibility, cognition and function to be provided in  individual sessions. Packages are available. This includes a specially designed home program. 


Requirements: Vet clearance form, acknowledging that it is ok for your dog to participate in this class.


SENIOR WELLNESS

at houston dog ranch

Is Your Dog a Senior?

Giant Breeds               6-7 years

Large Breeds               7-8 years

Medium Breeds          9-10 years

Small Breeds               11-12 years


If you have a senior dog, you might be noticing some changes in behavior, cognition, and physical functioning. These might include:
* Less overall stamina

* Stiff uneven movements
* Difficulty getting up from the floor or into your car

* Sleep schedule changes
* More sensitive to touch

* Sensory loss

* Appearing les compliant

* Anxiety
* Reacting differently to familiar situations

The GOOD news is that many of these issues can be addressed through a Training Program specifically designed for Senior Dogs.  Our new Senior Wellness Program consists of activities that are safe for aging bodies that address function, mobility, maintenance of strength, balance, flexibility, cognition enhancement, bodywork, nutrition and environmental assessment and modification.  


Our Senior Wellness Program keeps your dog...

* Active and moving

* Strong and flexible
* Engaged cognitively

* Interacting with his/her world
* Happy and healthier


Our Toolkit for Improving the Quality of Life for Our Best  Friends...
* Fitness activities for strength, balance, flexibility, cognition
* Body work including acupressure and Tellington T Touch
* Puzzles and Games
* Environmental modifications
* Nutrition
* Training activities – tricks, new skills