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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

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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

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Lots of Helpful Tips For Finding an Awesome Pet Sitter

 

If you want to be able to leave your animals and relax while on your trip, read on for lots of helpful tips for finding an awesome pet sitter. 

I like travelling, taking a break, exploring, but that sometimes means having to leave my animals, and that is absolutely panic inducing for me!… Read full post

Dog on a Road Trip

Road Trips With Dogs: Make Them Safer With These 10 Products

I know we all want to do whatever we can to make road trips with dogs as safe and stress free as possible.8I wonder if we give enough thought to keeping our pets safe in the car. With these products listed below, I hope that changes!

Okay then, let’s get started.… Read full post

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Car Travel With a Dog

Everyone is excited about the road trip you’ll be taking, especially because this time you’re bringing the dog.

Please don’t wait until the car is packed, to put the dog in and hope for the best. Do you even know if he enjoys car rides?

First things first, does your dog like the car?… Read full post
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Housebreaking an Older Dog: How To Do It Successfully

Don’t let your concerns about the “perceived” difficulties of housebreaking an older dog, deter you from at least considering welcoming one into your home. http://caringforaseniordog.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Housetraining-an-older-dog.m4a

Before I get started I want to mention one thing – I may be talking about senior dogs, but the information presented in this article will help no matter what age your dog is so don’t let the title put you off because your dog is only 2. … Read full post

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Separation Anxiety in Older Dogs

It is so heartbreaking to witness separation anxiety in senior dogs, I want to take a look at what it is and how we can help. 

Separation anxiety can be experienced by dogs of all ages, yet it is one of the most common behaviours in senior dogs. Not only can it be harder for older dogs to handle changes in routine, but losing hearing or sight will likely make them more anxious in general.… Read full post

Fight Against Canine Cancer

12 Signs Your Dog May Have Cancer: Don’t Ignore Them

In this new post we will be looking at 12 signs your dog may have cancer.

Are there really signs your dog may have cancer? The short answer is yes, but a more in depth answer would be that the signs for cancer can also signal the presence of other diseases, as symptoms can be similar.… Read full post

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Dog Dental Chews: Do They Help Keep Teeth Clean?

We’re getting the message about the importance of brushing our dog’s teeth, so we want to know if dog dental chews will help. 

In previous posts we looked at various toothbrushes and toothpastes, now it’s time to talk about dog dental chews.

We already know how plaque can build up on our dog’s teeth, just like it does on our own.… Read full post

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Toothpaste for Dogs

The importance of taking our dog’s oral hygiene seriously cannot be overstated, so in my series about dog dental care the next topic we’ll be addressing is toothpaste for dogs. 

While looking for toothpaste for my dogs, I was surprised by the number of ingredients in some of the formulations I researched, and concerned about how many I had never heard of.… Read full post