5 Ways To Prevent Your Dog From Developing Cancer

There is nothing more frightening than a cancer diagnosis, for people or for pets. Cancer refers to an uncontrolled cell growth on or in the body. This serious disease can affect any household pet and their susceptibility increases with age. In fact, cancer accounts for close to half of all pet deaths who are over 10 years old.  Unfortunately, the causes …

4 Tips For Socializing Your Adult Dog

Whether you’re bringing a new adult dog into your home, or socializing your own older dog with others, it’s important to know the ropes. It’s beneficial for most animals to socialize and this is also true for dogs. Maybe your dog is new to socializing because he was a stray, or you’ve recently adopted and aren’t sure how your dog was …

5 Tips For Living With a Blind Dog

As your dog ages, there are many conditions he may develop as a result of getting older, like arthritis, hearing loss, or even blindness. Vision loss can occur for many reasons such as birth defects, illness, or injury, not just age. However, if your dog develops blindness later on in life, you will both need to adjust to this new …

5 Tips For Living With A Senior Dog

As you enjoy the passing years with your beloved furry companions, the time will come when they reach their senior years. Your dog may become more tired, slower, and could develop conditions like canine arthritis or doggy dementia. With proper wellness care and special attention, there is no reason you can’t keep your dog comfortable, happy, and healthy as she nears the …

How To Communicate With Your Deaf Dog

Have you been relentlessly yelling your dog’s name with no answer? Does your dog seem to be ignoring you? Does the vacuum cleaner not phase him any more? If you answered yes to any of these questions then your dog may have hearing issues or be deaf. Lack of communication isn’t healthy for anyone, especially between you and your pet. To …

3 Tips For Bringing a Puppy Into Your Senior Dog’s Home

There may be several reasons you decide to bring a puppy home to join your family and your senior dog. It’s common for people to want to introduce a new dog into their families before the pain of losing the older one begins, or they may just feel it’s time for a new addition to their family. Whatever the reason, …

5 Steps To Prepare For the Death Of Your Dog

Death is a subject many of us find hard to talk about. Its ominous tone brings about anxiety and sadness. When it comes to our pets, we want to believe they’ll always be around to hug, to comfort us, and to play with. Unfortunately, like with all living beings, this is just not the case. Preparing yourself for the death …

5 Steps To Prepare For the Death Of Your Dog

Death is a subject many of us find hard to talk about. Its ominous tone brings about anxiety and sadness. When it comes to our pets, we want to believe they’ll always be around to hug, to comfort us, and to play with. Unfortunately, like with all living beings, this is just not the case. Preparing yourself for the death …

7 Dog Myths Debunked

We know your dog is not only a household pet, but a member of the family. Knowing the most you can about your dogs – what’s best for them to eat, how and when they should play, and what’s healthy for them – are top interests in your life. You’ve probably heard certain rumors about dogs throughout the years and …

6 Ways To Help An Arthritic Dog

Update: Does your dog have arthritis? We’ve updated and put together comprehensive information about arthritis medications for dogs, including what you should and shouldn’t give, here: https://flexpet.com/arthritis-medication-dogs/ Parenting a dog with arthritis can be a difficult process. Providing them the care they need, along with controlling their pain levels, and showing them unconditional love can be time consuming. At times …