Posts Tagged “senior dogs”

Gizmo May Be Slowing Down, But He is Fearless!

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Gizmo May Be Slowing Down, But He is Fearless!

by Robert Hudson   Gizmo is 11 years young and has been a loving companion to Angela Williams since he was born. Giz is very comfortable in his golden years playing with his toys and sitting on the front porch watching the cows and cars go by his rural country home. When he was younger…

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What CBD may do for your dog or cat

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What CBD may do for your dog or cat

by M.K. Clinton   Have you joined the movement to treat your pet with CBDs? Cannabinoids are a natural way to help your dog or cat with what ails them. There is no worry about them becoming high or stoned because the amount of THC is minimal. I am a huge fan of Treatibles® for…

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Awesome Tips For Stress Free Moving With Your Senior Dog

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Awesome Tips For Stress Free Moving With Your Senior Dog

  I’ve done a lot of moving with my dogs and cats, senior and otherwise, and there’s a reason it’s considered one of the top 3 stressors (the others being death and marriage!). I’ve moved in the same city, to a different country and then a different continent, animals always in tow. I’ve learned a…

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Senior Moments-The Single Most Important Thing You Must Know About a Pet Stroller

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Senior Moments-The Single Most Important Thing You Must Know About a Pet Stroller

by Hindy Pearson   The single most important thing you must know about a pet stroller is…you need one! It’s as simple as that, although it might not be enough to convince you that you really, really need one. Is it?   The easy way or the hard way – you decide I prefer the…

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Senior Moments- How to Housebreak an Older Dog

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Senior Moments- How to Housebreak an Older Dog

By Hindy Pearson   Is it possible one of the reasons people are hesitant about adopting an aging canine, is because they don’t know how to housebreak an older dog?   If this is why you’re reluctant, than I’m glad you found me. It would be a shame to let that stand in the way…

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

Dr Michael Petty gives us a comprehensive look at pain management and treatment for dogs. Can you recognize the signs of pain in your dog? It may not be your dog “just getting old” that is keeping him or her from doing the normal things it has always enjoyed doing but chronic or acute pain…..

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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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