Here are some recommendations for caring for your aging dog. Give them a quality diet tailored to its needs and allow your dog to do moderate exercise daily at his own pace. In addition to allowing it to maintain a healthy weight, this will help greatly to keep his joints and muscles healthy. You should also pay close attention to the dental health of your dog, a combination of home and professional care,in this case, is a must. Diseases and health problems such as blindness, arthritis, diabetes and cognitive dysfunction, to name only these, can develop with age. That is why it is important to consult your veterinarian regularly.