'Lots of practical, easy-to-understand advice about veterinary care for older dogs. Essential reading for making treatment decisions for your companion.' --Temple Grandin, author of 'Animals Make Us Human' and 'Animals in Translation' The human-animal bond is never stronger or more tender than when your dog's muzzle turns gray and the spring in her step begins to diminish. After spending the better part of a decade or more with this beloved member of your family, making sure your canine friend ages comfortably, contentedly, and well is a natural priority. And no one knows how to ensure healthy aging better than the renowned faculty of the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, who treat more than eight thousand older dogs annually. 'Good Old Dog' brings their renowned expertise into your living room, providing you with essential advice on nutrition, health, and caretaking to see your dog through the golden years. 'A timely and complete reference for every owner who wants to take the best possible care of their well-loved older dog.' --Dr. Nick Trout, veterinary surgeon and author of 'Tell Me Where It Hurts ' 'Everyone with an aging dog should have this book.' --Stanley Coren, PhD, FRSC, author of 'The Modern Dog'