Helping Your Senior Dog Age Gracefully
Dogs are classified as “senior” when they reach 75% of their projected life span. With this in mind, a larger breed such as a Great Dane typically becomes a senior at age 8, while a toy breed such as a toy poodle isn’t senior until around age 12. For a senior dog, mobility begins to […]Continue Reading
The Common Signs of Aging in Your Dog
Party Marty here! Did you miss me? It’s been a crazy week. Between the naps, the snoozing and the dozing, I have not …Continue Reading
A Dog-Only Retirement Home? It Could Happen…and It Did!
Jessie, the mature yet never one to admit she might be in the …Continue Reading
Old Dogs CAN Learn New Tricks
Although you’ve heard the saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” you can teach an older dog just …Continue Reading
Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks
This weekend, I had pet sitting visits with Bailey, an 11 year old Labrador Retriever. He’s 11, considered a senior citizen in dog years but as I’ve come to find out, he’s got lots of energy and CAN definitely learn new tricks! We went for walks on each of our three visits. He’s a quick […]Continue Reading
So, At What Point is a Dog REALLY a Senior Dog?
Bo, the well-informed and highly-educated cat, or so he thinks: These days it seems as if everyone is hung up on age. No one wants to let go of their youthful appeal. Pets are no exception. I think I look quite splendid for my age (which for now will remain a mystery to anyone interested!), […]Continue Reading
Some Tips on Exercises for Older Dogs
Jessie, the fit and trim and lovable dog: Staying fit, no matter what one’s age, should be a top priority. I keep active, not just for the sake of my health, but so I can make numerous attempts without getting winded to chase that darn cat, Bo, out of here. If you have a senior […]Continue Reading
What’s for Dinner? What to Feed Your Senior Dog!
Jessie, the healthy dog: I do like to keep fit and in shape, always keeping a watchful eye on my girlish figure. Now that I am a blogging celebrity, I have to look good in the spotlight! I also try to make sure I get plenty of exercise to burn off unwanted fat and calories. […]Continue Reading