The Confidence Deluxe Folding Four Wheel Pet Stroller is a great addition to any household with a dog weighing up to 20lbs. After carrying my dog Red around on family outings or trips to the vet for longer than I can remember, I decided it was time to stop breaking my back and look into getting a pet stroller.… 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
By the end of this article, probably even before, you are going to know why you really need pet stairs.
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
In this post I would like to talk about dog mobility aids – what they are, how much they have helped us, and what they can do for you.
What are dog mobility aids?
As the name suggests, they are items or products that help your dog get around. A pet stroller, dog ramp, pet stairs and slings are just some of what we will be talking about in this post.… Read full post
This post is about how I taught Saffy to use a dog ramp.
Let me start by saying you’ll have to rely on my descriptive abilities, since I have no pictures of the process, and only a few of Saffy. Two reasons for that…I didn’t know I would be starting this website and need so many images in a wide range of situations, and I didn’t expect the vet to panic during dental surgery and cause her death, 9 months after we rescued her.… Read full post
I must admit I’m always surprised by how few people know about dog ramps.
The thing is, that makes me concerned for three reasons
People are lifting some very heavy dogs in and out of the car, potentially injuring themselves
Dogs are missing out on quality family time
Dogs of all ages are putting unnecessary wear and tear on their joints.… Read full post
Before you get that credit card out, these 6 tips for buying the right pet stroller will help you choose the best one.
Although I will be mentioning dogs specifically (because I use it for my dogs), a stroller can be used for cats as well, and of course the same tips apply.… Read full post
The Pet Gear Expedition Pet Stroller is worth looking into if you have a large dog. Sometimes it seems most of the strollers are made for small dogs, so it’s always nice to see a stroller that will help a bigger one get around. Advertised as suitable for up to 150lbs, I had to do some further investigating.… Read full post
The BestPet All Terrain Extra Wide 3 Wheel Pet Stroller is definitely worth a look if you’re a fan of 3 wheels, and wanted the extra roominess to bring more than one pet on your walks. I confess I was first drawn to the leopard pattern – something different from the plain, solid colours I’ve been used to seeing.… Read full post