About a year and a half ago my dog Jack suddenly became paralysed. At 7:00am he was walking fine, by 3:00pm he lost the use of his back legs. Long story short, after spinal surgery he needed support until he regained the use of his legs, so I’m very familiar with the incredible benefits of a sling. … Read full post
Of course I am aware of how common arthritis is, and what a painful condition it can be. What I wasn’t aware of, until I started my Facebook group Senior Dog Care Club, were the heart wrenching stories of pet parents who were watching their dogs in pain, desperately searching for solutions.… Read full post
If your pup is on more drugs than you’re happy with, let’s take a look at how to treat arthritis pain in dogs naturally.
Don’t get me wrong – I do believe there is a need for drugs in the treatment of our animals, and I am sure Red wouldn’t be here without them, but personally I like to include natural options when I can. … Read full post
I’ve piqued your curiosity haven’t I? Excellent!
As someone who lives with senior dogs and dogs so neglected they have no idea how to use stairs, I love these products and would never be without one or both.… Read full post
Aging is a fact of life. Our dogs depend on us for affection, training, exercise, and nutrition. As our pets age they require more special attention. You notice your dog taking longer to get up; moving more stiffly and slowly. It seems suddenly your dog doesn’t want to jump up on the bed or take the stairs like they used to when younger.… Read full post
As pups start to get older it’s important to start looking at ways to make your home senior dog friendly.
Why is that important, and what does it even mean you ask? It simply means evaluating your dog’s current health issues, and looking at ways you can make it easier for your dog to get around.… Read full post
If you’ve landed here I guess it’s because you’re interested in learning about the benefits of acupuncture in dogs!!
Or maybe you didn’t realise acupuncture in dogs was “a thing” and your curiousity was peaked? Whatever brought you here, welcome.
Of course I was familiar with acupuncture in humans, and I know many people who have derived tremendous benefits from it.… Read full post
Surprised I was able to come up with 21 reasons why you need to buy a pet stroller?
When you think something is as fantastic as I think a dog stroller is, it’s not too difficult to come up with lots of reasons why people should buy one.
I must admit when I first saw a dog in a stroller I had a mix of emotions.… Read full post
Our most important goal in caring for a dog with arthritis, is making sure they are as comfortable and pain free as possible. The good news is there are some quick, easy and helpful lifestyle changes you can make, starting right now.Food and water bowls
Elevating the bowls means less stretching so less chance of pain when drinking or eating.… Read full post
Don’t mistake signs of arthritis in dogs for old age. What many pet guardians see as normal signs of aging, may actually be a dog in pain from the effects of arthritis.
Dogs slowing down, having difficulty getting in and out of their bed, and a “seeming” lost of interest in going for walks may be caused by many things, and arthritis is one of those “things.”What is arthritis?… Read full post