Proper Nutrition For Older Dogs


As our dogs age, they become slower, and this is not unusual, but their nutrition needs have to change also. Having said that, feeding our dogs the same food since they were adults has become a habit, but now that they are in their senior years, we should start to look at the proper nutrition

Summer Activities For Your Senior Dog


For those of us with senior dogs, we know that our best friend has had to start taking it a bit easier than when he was younger. Moreover, he may have some senior conditions too, like arthritis, which will slow him down even more, but there are still some activities your senior pet can

How To Deal With Temperamental Dogs


When talking about temperamental dogs, we often assume straight away that we are talking about aggressive behavior in dogs, but it goes deeper than that. There are various types of aggressive behavior, some more extreme than others, but there is almost always a reason behind the aggressive behavior. Having said that, it is highly unlikely

Spring Time Allergies For Pets And What Plants To Look Out For


We all look forward to spring time when the weather is warmer, especially after a cold winter, but with spring time comes the dreaded allergy season, but not just for humans. Pets too can suffer with spring time allergies, and both cats and dogs can have their fair share of allergies during this time,

How To Deal With Pet Loss


When it comes to pet loss, it can be a very challenging time for the owner, and on top of that, not everyone will understand the way you feel or why. Many non pet owners can't seem to understand why pet owners get, so upset when their pet passes on, they think 'it's just

Common Problems For Senior Pets


As our senior pets age, just like us they will find it harder to fight off infections, and their immune system will not be as good as it used to be, and they will also develop some health conditions. Having said that, it can be easy to put any changes in their behavior down

Ways To Exercise Senior Pets During The Winter Months


Dogs of all ages, and sizes need their exercise, even in the winter months. However, there are times when it's just too cold outside, especially when we have freak weather conditions, and the wind chill is hazardous both to us and our pets. At times like this we need to think about different ways

Keeping Your Senior Pet Comfortable During The Winter Months


Winter time can be harsh on both humans and animals, and although we can take medications, and wrap up warm our senior pets rely on us to look after them. Winter time is the time for joint pain, colds, sores, and worsening health conditions, but we can do a lot to help our senior

Comfort Products For Senior Dogs


We all want to make sure our senior dogs are healthy, and comfortable in their later years, and with many products that are out on the market today we can make their lives even more comfortable. Having said that, some products can even help prolong their life, especially if they suffer with certain conditions

The Importance Of Regular Check Ups For Senior Pets


For many pet owners it is difficult to tell if our pets are getting to the stage where they are slowing down because they are sick, or if it is just old age. To give you a good rule of thumb, a senior dog is around seven to eight years of age, and although