Best Gifts for Senior Dogs

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As your pup gets older, his tastes become more and more refined (left shoes just aren’t his thing anymore). Remind your ol’ fren he’s still got it with some new toys, treats, and more—chosen especially for the gray-muzzled among us. We rounded up the best gifts for senior dogs sure to be perfect for your best friend.

1. This dental rope dog toy for senior dogs who aren’t ready to retire from the tug circuit.

dental rope toy for dogs

Playology’s Silver series is made just for seniors who don’t know they’re supposed to be slowing down. Scented throughout for engaging play, these rope toys are durable yet soft for older moufs.

Get it on Amazon starting at $19.99.

2. These dental treats made especially for older teeth.

Greenies dental treats

Getting older doesn’t mean your dog has to give up his favorite dental bone. These soft, easy-to-chew dental treats are packed with powerful ingredients to support joint health and oral care. 

Get ‘em on Amazon starting at $36.99.

3. This orthopedic memory foam bed for ultimate comfort.

This orthopedic bed has 2 types of memory foamed designed to support pup’s head, neck, and joints. It’s also waterproof and has a removable cover for those times when *someone* steals a yogurt out of the garbage like she’s 4 again.

Get it on Amazon starting at $69.99.

4. A KONG Senior made with with special rubber for older pups. 

The toy your dog loves in a specially-formulated rubber that is kinder to aging teeth and gums. We stan a KONG for everything from enrichment to separation anxiety. And it’s in your dog’s favorite color (you know, if they could see color).

Get it on Amazon starting at $9.99.

5. These nutty butter treats that keep your pup’s joints movin’ and groovin’.

These tasty treats contain loads of chondroitin and glucosamine to support senior dog mobility. Um, and lots of peanut butter, which is all your dog actually cares about.

Get ‘em on Amazon for $9.79.

6. This deluxe folding dog ramp to help your favorite co-pilot into her car in style.

Weighing in at only 16 lbs., this folding ramp can support up to 300 lbs. of dog. The grippy walk surface ensures great traction for your pal, and the bottom secures to the ground with rubber feet to make sure there’s no slipping. She’ll be in the backseat quicker than you can say C-A-R!

Get it on Amazon for $111.95.

7. This LickiMat slow feeder for energy-saving enrichment.

Bust boredom with this lickable mat. Your pal can sit or lay down wherever he’s comfortable and enjoy long-lasting fun. Load it up with blueberries and yogurt, peas and sweet potato, kibble and baby food—the possibilities are endless!

Get it on Amazon for $13.95.

We all know senior dogs are the best dogs, but due to common changes associated with aging (like arthritis, older teeth, and more), there are special considerations when it comes to shopping for seniors. Luckily, there’s plenty you can offer your pup to help him make the most of his golden years.

What gifts for senior dogs are your pup’s favorite? Woof at us in the comments and tag us in all those gray muzzle pics at #SidewalkDog.

Featured photo: Mitchell Gaiser

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