Dog Talk: Joy and heartbreak of an elderly dog

  • Animals
  • Sunday, 27 Feb 2022

When he turned 10, Whisky started needing a nap after playtime. Photo: Stanley Saw

With dogs living 15 to 20 years, it's inevitable that we outlive our beloved pets. We know it when we adopt the puppy, but it comes crashing in when we spot the first white hair or stiff stretch. So, how do you ensure your furry love enjoys their golden years?

Stanley Saw fell in love with Whisky, his miniature Poodle, when the dog was a pup. They work together, play together, sleep together – it's a bond that never quits. But now Whisky is 15 years old, it's clear he's a senior dog.

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