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Putting your dog to sleep is heart-wrenching, even when it's the right decision. Find out how to know when it's time, and help your senior pass peacefully.
A look at the best dog incontinence products on the market. Everything you need to keep your dog dry and comfortable, and protect your home too.
A few days ago, Blue Buffalo announced a voluntary recall on certain products within the Blue Divine Delights and Blue Wilderness Trail Trays.
According to Blue Buffalo, the recall is due to 'quality issues with the foil seals' - which I'm assuming could allow the food to become tainted or contaminated.
Check out the link below for a full list of the products (and their UPC numbers).
We all love to spoil our dogs, and what could be better than treating Fido or Fifi to some delicious AND healthy treats?
A rescued Chihuahua mix called Dante is the inspiration behind Dante's Doggy Delights.
His mom, Naiwa Northey wanted only the very best for her precious pup and started baking him organic treats rather than buying store-bought ones.
She's now sharing these delicious and healthy treats with dog lovers everywhere and donating 10% of profits to the SPCA.
Why not give your golden oldie some of these deliciously healthy yummies... it's a win-win :)
Arthritis is fairly common in older dogs, but there are lots of things you can do to help relieve the stiffness and pain which are slowing Fido down :)
Wishing you all a very happy Valentine's Day.
Give your dog an extra hug today!
Old dog incontinence is upsetting for everyone - including Fido. Find the reason/s behind your dog's plumbing malfunction and learn what you can do to help.
Natural remedies for dog anxiety come in lots of different forms. There's bound to be one that will help your anxious dog feel better. Check them out here.
Senior dog toys can be chewy, challenging, cuddly, tasty... or just plain fun. Keep your golden oldie happy with this selection of toys for older dogs.
Did you know that there's a KONG toy made especially for our golden oldies?
I know my puppies and dogs always love their Kong's - especially when I fill them with tasty treats or peanut butter.
But sometimes the rubber can be a little hard on older mouths.. so this one is perfect.
Made from a softer rubber formula which is designed to maintain the legendary Kong toughness but be gentle on our seniors mouths.
Chewing is a great stress reliever and a safe, enjoyable exercise for dogs of all ages.
Why not treat your precious oldie to one of these and add a little extra fun to his/her day :)
Old dog anxiety isn't unusual and can be caused by many different things. Learn what you can do to help your senior dog feel happier and more confident.
A dog in pain doesn't always shows obvious signs of his distress. Find out how to tell if your dog is hurting, and how to help him feel better fast.
Diabetes in dogs is on the increase, and adult or senior dogs are most at risk. Risk factors, symptoms, treatment and management of canine diabetes.
The combination of anesthesia and older dogs doesn't have to be worrisome. Learn how to balance risks and benefits and keep your senior dog safe.
Christmas time is often when a new puppy appears under the tree... and everyone gets excited about welcoming the newcomer.
Except perhaps the resident dog/s!
Sometimes older dogs have health issues that make dealing with a boisterous puppy a challenge.
Other times they just feel a bit jealous of the new 'baby' or get anxious.
All of this is usually just temporary, but there are ways to make this time easier on everyone.
Check out the link below for tips, ideas and help.