Older dogs have some special needs and some common issues may crop up for them. Read more:

Geriatric pets:
http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/petcolumns/s...cle.cfm?id=145

Arthritis:
http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/petcolumns/s...cle.cfm?id=133

Aging pets need extra care:
http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/petcolumns/s...icle.cfm?id=61