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* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.
This webinar will provide practical information for everyone living with older dogs. You will no longer be a passive bystander watching your dog age. You will be introduced to how to keep aging dogs engaged with you and the environment. We'll cover how to help them be more active and functional. You’ll learn what you can do to support your dog's aging process and help them regain strength and confidence. This information is empowering in an area where we often feel helpless. Applying these techniques will make life easier for your aging dog. It will also make caring for them easier, more joyful, and enriching for both of you. As dogs age, they slow down just as we do. They typically lose hind-end strength and proprioception. Mental and sensory functioning often decline as well. As the aging process continues, many dogs lose the ability to function in life’s daily activities, e.g. going up and down stairs. This loss can be due to a variety of factors, which we will cover some of. One example is muscle weakness. Weak muscles can be strengthened by doing simple exercises resulting in older dogs being able to function again. This webinar will cover exercises as well as other useful tools and techniques specifically for supporting older dogs.