I rely on my vet so much to help me care for Red, at times I feel like my life revolves on him and his schedule. I’m so worried when he’s not around, I’m terrified of what will happen to Red since there’s not much choice where I live, and I wouldn’t trust her life in his colleagues’ hands.… Read full post
I sat down to write my latest article, and for some reason the idea of doing something totally different popped into my head. That thought was immediately followed by the idea of putting together a post filled with senior dog quotes.… Read full post
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It seems like whenever I write about a particular disease, I say those same words, and that’s because it’s true. Many symptoms are common so how can you even figure out which one to suspect?… Read full post
I decided to write this article after a bit of a scare last week. I’m forever banging on about the importance of noticing and acting upon behaviour changes in our older dogs.… Read full post
After spending four months in Spain, we’re about to say goodbye. I can’t talk about it because I’m devastated, not to mention very unhappy. I will definitely be back for another few months in the not too distant future, but in two weeks we’ll be saying adios.
There were still a few places on our bucket list, and we just crossed off a big one – El Torcal.… Read full post
Sharing my life with a senior dog means I’m always on the lookout for products that will make her life, and mine, easier. Mobility aids, which include pet stairs, are incredible products that have a big impact on the quality of life of pets and their parents, which is why they feature so prominently on my site.… Read full post
Red’s next day trip took her to El Chorro, which of course had its hiccups in terms of knowing where in the world we were going. I don’t think I can remember an outing in Spain when we didn’t get lost, which is all part of the adventure of learning your way around a new place.… Read full post
As any dog person knows, our canine friends are such beautiful souls and a big part of our life. They’re always there to greet us with wagging tails even if we’ve only been gone a short while! These years of fun and boundless energy are followed by the senior years, when the whole dynamics of caring for a dog can change.… Read full post
Adopted by me 8 years ago while living in Florida, Red is (I assume) originally from there, then moved with me to England about a year later. Every year for 5 years we flew back to Florida for 3 or 4 months, then during that time a quick visit to Toronto to visit her Canadian family.… Read full post