Teaching an old dog new tricks.
Despite the old saying, teaching an old dog new tricks is very doable and quite important too. Learning is a crucial part of retaining a healthy mind in later years, that goes for humans and dogs alike! Keeping your best friend’s mind sharp will give them a happier and healthier life, especially in their later years, studies show. In fact, you should never stop teaching your dog new things, so they have an active mind their whole life. For more, Cathy M. Rosenthal has a very insightful article titled: Want a good dog? Then Never stop training it.