17 Ways to Entertain Your Dog in Winter

a sweater to keep your dog warm in winter

Exercise is so important for every dog’s physical and mental well-being, and that need doesn’t end when the beautiful warm weather does. As dogs age they don’t always tolerate the cold weather, so how do we ensure we still provide the physical exercise they need? A coat over a sweater, walking around a big box … Read more

Promises I Make My Old Dog

promises I make my old dog

To me, there is no greater joy than giving an old dog a home. It’s unthinkable some old dogs spend their last weeks, months even years on a cold shelter floor, unless they’re killed first. Harsh, but true. Rescuing an old dog brings joy to my soul, and I hope more and more people see … Read more

My Best Advice for Senior Dog Parents

My best advice for senior dog parents

As senior dog parents, we’re always looking for tips on how to keep our senior pups healthy, happy and comfortable. What better source to look for that advice than those who share their lives with one! From being patient and grateful for every day, to giving them daily walks and regular vet visits, these are … Read more

Why Your Old Dog Runs Away from the New Puppy

Why does your dog run away from a new puppy

When you brought your new puppy home, was your senior dog excited at the prospect of having a playmate, or was he anxious, afraid or even aggressive towards the newcomer? Your senior dog runs away from the new puppy because of fear, stress or anxiety. Puppies can be annoying, especially if they’ve recently joined your … Read more

Avoid These 15 “New Senior Dog Owner” Mistakes

Avoid these 15 new senior dog owner mistakes

If you’re a first time senior dog parent, then you’ll find the information below particularly helpful. The mistakes new senior dog parents often make include, not providing their senior dogs with enough physical exercise, not realising the importance of mental stimulation, ignoring changes in behavior and accepting a “your dog is old” diagnosis from the … Read more

Why is Your Dog Afraid of the Air Fryer?

why is your dog afraid of the air fryer

You finally got the air fryer you’ve wanted for so long, and now your dog freaks out every time you use it. What’s going on? Dogs hearing is much more sensitive to sounds then ours, so the beeping and high-pitched sounds emanating from some air fryers has turned many normally calm dogs, into a trembling … Read more

Is Anesthesia Safe for Senior Dogs?

Is anesthesia safe for senior dogs

There is a widespread fear among senior dog parents that giving anesthesia to a senior dog is too dangerous, and not worth the risk. Anesthesia is riskier for animals than humans, and when dealing with a senior dog the risk is greater. Having said that, I don’t recommend you refuse any procedure that requires anesthesia … Read more