- Speak to your vet
- Why is my dog's skin turning black?
- Common problems in older dogs
Older dogs will often smell and unless there is a specific medical condition that your vet has diagnosed it is just the normal 'doggy smell'. The best thing to do is to wash them regularly, try to keep them out of water such as streams and rivers and make sure they get out in the fresh air as often as possible. Many dogs love to splash around in streams but it can leave their fur very smelly and dirty.
15 is a very good age for a dog and it is normal for them to show signs of aging. Ask your vet what you can expect so you know what is normal and what is a sign that there is a medical problem.