Have you had the bittersweet honor of watching one of your dogs grow old? For most of us it sneaks up on us. One minute our dog was a puppy and the next they are a grey muzzled friend. Of course, we do everything we can to make our dogs comfortable, but at some point we will be saying goodbye.
The interactive video linked to below on coping with aging dogs can be read within your browser window and also downloaded as a PDF if you wish to save it. Please feel free to share if you have other dog friends who may it of use. It's OK To Go has been written, rewritten and written again over the years. This edition (05.15.2019) contains a lot of new material on coping with aging dogs and saying goodbye.
A few years ago I lost five dogs within a three month period, even though they were all senior dogs, I never expected for them to be one after the other. It was one of the saddest, most debilitating time of my life. I just wasn't prepared for dealing with the grief, but are we ever?
My deepest wish is that this information on how to say goodbye to your dog brings you some bit of comfort during this time.