how to keep your dog healthy

How to Keep Your Dog Healthy: Strategies Revealed

In this new post, I am going to be revealing very simple strategies for how to keep your dog healthy.

While these strategies will apply to dogs of all ages, I will be writing with the senior dog in mind. So let’s get started!

It seems that as our dogs age, many of us get a bit lazy about keeping them active.… Read full post

toys for blind dogs

Toys For Blind Dogs

Blindness should not stop your dog from playing, so in this post I’m going to be talking about toys for blind dogs.

I often use my senior dog Red and my life with her, as an example for many of my articles. Although she is blind, and has been since we adopted her almost 7 years ago, she doesn’t know how to play, and no amount of effort on my part has gotten her interested.… Read full post


Retractable Dog Leashes: Why Are We So Obsessed With Using Them?


I very often wonder what the obsession is with everyone and their retractable dog leashes.

To be honest I do know, I just cannot understand why users don’t see the downsides, especially when I watch them struggling. Also known as flexi leashes, most people I see, and I see a lot, should not be using them, not realising they are accidents waiting to happen.… Read full post

shelter dog waiting for his forever home

Bringing a Shelter Dog Home: What to Expect

One of the greatest things you can do to help companion animals, is adopt from your local shelter, animal control facility, or rescue group. Of course I always advocate for senior rescue, but anyone you save is still a life saved. One of the worst things you can do to help them, is return them.… Read full post

pancreatitis in dogs

Pancreatitis in Dogs

Sadly I know from personal experience how deadly pancreatitis in dogs can be.

It can hit fast and furious, so please keep reading to learn what it is, how dogs get it, how to treat it and what you can do to prevent it from happening to your dog.

If your dog has lost interest in food and is vomiting, often it’s just a passing thing.… Read full post


The Pet Stroller: How to Choose the Best One For You and Your Dog

The best invention, as far as I’m concerned is the pet stroller.    

One of the best things I’ve done for Red, other than all the other “best” things I do for her, was to buy her a doggie stroller. I write this in the hopes others will see the benefits to their own dogs. … Read full post

How to stop dogs from marking in the house

How to Stop Dogs From Marking in the House


If your dog likes to lift his leg indoors, then how to stop dogs from marking in the house is a must read. 

Urine marking has nothing to do with housetraining, nor is your dog seeking revenge on you for something you have done.

There is a difference between urine marking, and not going out enough so he had to pee on your floor.… Read full post


Toothbrushes For Small Dogs

Good oral hygiene can literally save your dog’s life, so in this post I’m going to be showing you some examples of toothbrushes for small dogs.

Dog dental care is such an important issue, not enough can be written about it. It is important not only in terms of oral hygiene, but as a way to prevent serious illness. … Read full post

types of dog food

Senior Dog Nutrition: Is This The End of Our Confusion?

Deciding on the type of senior dog nutrition we’re going to go with is challenging, but is this the end of our confusion?

I often get feedback from readers of my blog, which I am so grateful for. Hearing from everyone lets me know whether or not I am doing a good job of providing the information they are looking for.… Read full post

are you ready for a pet

Are You Ready For A Pet?

Before you add a furry member to your family, you need to ask yourself the question are you ready for a pet?

You walk by the pet shop window and can’t resist the cute faces. You go to your local shelter “just to look.” Before you know it, you and your new friend are heading to the pet supply store to stock up.… Read full post