Caring For Your Aging Dog – 8 Common Conditions You Should Know

When November rolls around each year we take time to celebrate the many blessings we’ve enjoyed including our old dogs. Pet people of course give thanks for their animal companions, and November traditionally is Adopt A Senior Pet Month. Ten … Continue reading

Veteran Love: 8 Reasons to Adopt Senior #Cats & #Dogs

This time of year, the holidays can prompt yearnings to adopt a new furry wonder. Nothing beats puppies and kittens for fun. But senior citizen pets offer many advantages. Remember that small dogs and cats often live into their mid- … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: What Is Old & Fetching Fools

My Facebook friend (and real life friend, too!) Elaine replied yesterday when I asked for suggestions for future blog topics. “How to care for an elderly dog. Our dog Goober will be 19 in November,” she said. Wow, Magic just … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Furry Fountain of Youth

Dogs cared for throughout their early years live longer than ever before. It’s not unusual for Toy-breed dogs to live into their mid-to-late teens and even big dogs today enjoy a decade or more of happy life with a loving … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Dealing With Deaf Dogs

Last week’s Woof Wednesday covered hearing sense and ear problems. I’ve slowly worked through various ear conditions in a new series on the puppies.about.com site, and the latest deals with deaf puppies. Yes, some puppies can be born deaf, or … Continue reading