Category Archives: Senior Dogs

Why a Senior Dog Should Be Your New Best Friend


When thinking about dog adoption, many people imagine bringing home a furry, spanking new little pooch to grow up with their kids. Indeed, it’s a cute picture; however, most dog owners fail to realize the loads of work that actually come with raising a new puppy. Because younger dogs need plenty of exercise, training, and…

Ten Early Warning Signs of Canine Cancer


Cancer essentially refers to an uncontrolled cell growth on or in the body. It may either be localized, or invade neighboring tissues and then spread all the way through the body. This serious disease is potential in most household animals, and the incidence increases with age. Dogs often get cancer at almost the same rate…

Help Your Aging Buddy!


Unfortunately, the problems and infirmities of old age, such as arthritis, catch up with our canine buddy as easily as they do for us. Seems like one day out of the blue, you notice that your dog has difficulty climbing stairs, or jumping off something. If the problem persists, get your vet to make sure…

Bringing a New Puppy Into Your Old Dog’s Home


Many people who are faced with losing their old pal opt to bring a new puppy home to ease the sorrow they know they’ll feel at the passing of their older dog. If you’re planning to do that, here are a few tips, courtesy of Old Dog Care Guide to make the old dog and…

What’s the True Age Of Your Pooch?


Most people have heard one human year equals seven years for a dog. Is this factual or merely an old wives tale? Today we are going to look at the true age of your dog and how you can discover this information. Most vets will look at a dog’s teeth and eyes as a way…

Considering The High Points of Medical Marijuana For Dogs

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Marijuana is once again a hot button issue. With the recent legalization in Washington and Colorado, several more states are expected to follow suit, making medical marijuana readily available in 19 states. Most users of medical grade marijuana are huge proponents of its many health benefits and that it is an all-natural solution to many…

Helping Soothe Your Senior Dog’s Aching Joints


Arthritis, also called as osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease, is found to be one of the most widespread health issues in adult dogs. As a matter of fact, The Arthritis Foundation revealed that one in every five dogs in the US is affected by this chronic pain condition. So, as a dog owner, you will…

Improve Your Senior Dog’s Life

Senior dogs have only a few more years or months to live, so it is our duty as the owner to make sure that they live a happy, peaceful, and healthy life through their golden years.  As much as you try to improve your senior dog’s life there is only so much we can do…

It’s Time: Making the Tough Decision to Let Your Dog Go


One of the most difficult things you will ever face in life is How and When to Deal With the Euthanasia of Your Dog. Keeping things in perspective is important to your own peace of mind, because you have to decide if euthanasia is now what is best for your sick, injured, old or dying…

A Dog’s Death – Tips for the Owner’s Healing Process

A Dog’s Death – Tips for the Owner’s Healing Process

Every dog lover who has spent many years with his canine buddy will definitely feel a sense of loss when this buddy exits from our world. A dog’s death is not something of a joke; many pet owners have regarded their dogs as children, best friends, and many other important roles in their life. Most…

All about Canine Cataracts


Canine cataracts are basically a developed opacity in the eye lens of a dog resulting in blurry vision. If a cataract is small, it will not likely disturb the animal’s vision too much. However, cataracts have to be closely monitored because the thicker and denser they become, the more likely it is for the pet…

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