Posts Tagged “senior dogs”

Doggy Dementia: Is That Why My Dog Stares at the Wall?

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Doggy Dementia: Is That Why My Dog Stares at the Wall?

Senior Moments by Hindy Pearson   It is sometimes called Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD), sometimes called doggy dementia but always called “heart breaking.”   Do we know what causes it?   Yes and no. Don’t you love those answers!!   Lesions on the brain; genetics; free radicals; not enough blood getting to the brain; decrease…

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Senior Moments-How to Exercise a Senior Dog

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Senior Moments-How to Exercise a Senior Dog

by Hindy Pearson   Are you baffled by the words exercise and senior dog appearing in the same sentence? Do you believe that senior dogs no longer need exercise? That they’re quite happy sitting, or should I say, lying around napping?   I can assure you senior dogs need exercise, it is simply a matter…

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Senior Moments: 7 Easy Ways to Senior Dog Proof Your Home

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Senior Moments: 7 Easy Ways to Senior Dog Proof Your Home

by Hindy Pearson   If you child proof your home to keep your kids safe, why shouldn’t you senior dog proof it to keep them safe!   Let me start by saying…just because your dog has reached the “number” where he is now referred to as “senior” doesn’t mean he isn’t still jumping around, high energy…

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Senior Moments: Keeping Your Old Dog Warm in the Cold

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Senior Moments: Keeping Your Old Dog Warm in the Cold

by Hindy Pearson Red, my sweet old dog, the love of my life, really feels the cold. I was living in Florida volunteering at a shelter when I found my little sweetheart. Shelter staff guestimated her age at 8 years old, and I can only assume she spent her life in Florida. Being a Chihuahua/Min…

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Senior Moments- How I Care For My Old Dog Red

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Senior Moments- How I Care For My Old Dog Red

by Hindy Pearson   She is the love of my life and I wouild like to share with you how I care for my old dog Red.   I am in love with old dogs, and I would fill my house with them if I had the means. I’ve never had a puppy, and until two years…

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Podcast-Love Unleashed For Senior Dogs and NatGeo Animal ER

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Podcast-Love Unleashed For Senior Dogs and NatGeo Animal ER

by Robert Hudson   Love Unleashed is a short documentary film about the bond between humans and their senior dogs. It is part of a Mother/daughter team project called Project unconditional which includes this film, a photo book, and a video series that features interviews with senior dog parents. Since 2012, Jane Sobel Klonsky has…

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