Facing Your Dog’s Cancer Diagnosis

The last thing you want to hear is that your dog has cancer. It’s a diagnosis all pet owners dread. It’s one of hopelessness, of sadness, and defeat. You may assume your dog will die tomorrow, but that’s not always the case. As in people, each diagnosis is different and not all of them are death sentences. However, you’ll still …

6 Tips On Feeding Senior Dogs

As your dog ages, you’ll notice not only behavioral changes, but, metabolic, immunological, and body composition ones as well. Some of these are unavoidable and some can be adapted to. One thing that can and should change as your dog grows older is his diet. How will your dog’s eating habits change? What should you feed him? As with people, …

4 Ways To Prevent Paw Pad Injuries In The Winter

Winter can be a challenging time on the paw pads of your pets. Trekking through the outdoors in rain, snow, and cold weather can leave their precious paws at risk for damaging injuries. Is there anything you can do about this, or is cold weather just harmful to their feet? Luckily, there are simple steps you can take to protect …

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 …

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, …

6 Reasons To Adopt A Senior Dog

Adopting a dog can be a life-changing experience. Bringing a new, loving animal into your household can better the lives of you, your family members, and the dog. When you go to a shelter to choose a dog to adopt, don’t overlook senior dogs. A senior dog is generally put into this category when he or she reaches 7 years …

Through Thick & Thin, Dogs Remain Man’s Best Friend

Roughly half of United States households have at least one dog as a pet. This is quite an astounding figure considering some fifty years ago, canines were just being brought into the home as family members, rather than tools. Now, in the wake of a terrible natural disaster, we see proof of how dogs truly have become our best friends. …