We understand your need to keep your dogs with you for as long as you possibly can; we feel it too. It is very important to ensure that the lack of care regarding matters of health is not responsible for cutting short their life span in anyway. If you keep your dog in good shape, both mentally and physically, chances are they’ll be with you for years to come: most dogs live for ten to fifteen years. Yes, these tips will help you extend your dog’s life by taking care of some key issues. But even more importantly, it will help you improve the quality of their life too. You love them and want to take care of them, so here’s how.