How Purina Made Fetch Happen [Again]

Purina Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND Adult 7+ helps older dogs like me feel young again
Apr 19, 2017 11:00 AM ET
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As an older dog, life can sometimes be a little ruff. Around age 7 I felt myself slowing down — it took me a little longer to find the stick, or to realize there was a squirrel nearby which needed my help being swiftly directed towards a tree. I still had lots of power in my legs, but my brain wasn’t quite managing to keep up.

Then my human, who other people call Lisa but who I refer to as “BARK,” decided to try out some Purina food called Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND Adult 7+ that was designed for dogs who are getting on in life. Lisa explained to me in her strange human language that she had noticed I wasn’t playing with her as much and that I seemed less interested in my daily antics. She said it was okay, and pretty common among dogs age 7 and older. She had just listened to some kind of sound machine called a podcast, where science humans discuss canine cognition.

But why was I acting different?