“Can old dogs really learn new tricks?”

By |2018-03-22T15:44:34+10:00October 29th, 2014|General Information, Older Dogs|

Dear Sarah, We have just adopted an older dog from the pound. The Vet estimates her age at around 6 years. So far she’s had no basic training. Is she too old? Kris S Hi Kris, Not at all! Our old pug “Maxi” was 6 years old when we adopted her and she didn’t even know how to “sit”. She learnt it, along with how to lie down on cue, shake hands, high five, speak, come when she was called, “leave it”, give and most importantly – go to the toilet outside. The oldest dog I’ve had in one [...]