Celebrating Old Dogs: What Is Old?

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month and I’ve already posted about celebrating old cats. It’s time to give equal time to old dogs. I’ve written about how to care for an elderly dog before, but this post addresses how … Continue reading

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

Ever consider an old dog or old cat to adopt? Read on! 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 … 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