caring for an elderly dog
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caring for an elderly dog

When your dog doesn't seem interested in eating his food, do you know what to do? When your dog vomits often, could there be something serious wrong with him? If he struggles to get up the stairs, does he need to see a vet? Having never owned an older dog, I knew nothing about the things that can begin to go wrong when dogs age. I adopted this guy when my neighbor moved into a nursing home and had to learn a lot about how to care for an older dog. My blog is filled with the many things that I have learned over the last year through the help of my vet.


caring for an elderly dog

  • When You Notice A Growth On Your Dog's Body: Information For You

    19 April 2016

    As an avid pet owner, your pet is like another child to you. Because of this connection and bond with your dog, you want to do everything that you can to keep them happy and healthy. However, sometimes there are health elements that you just cannot control. If, one day, you are petting your dog and you notice a lump or growth on their body, you may wonder what the growth means and how you can help your dog get to feeling better as soon as possible.

  • Four Things To Know About Having A Pet Hedgehog

    22 February 2016

    Hedgehogs are cuddly, intelligent animals that can be a great addition to your home. However, it is not a pet you should rush out and adopt. Here are some important things to know about hedgehogs first in order to determine if it is a good pet for your family. Hedgehogs Are Friendly With Regular Social Interaction Hedgehogs are not naturally friendly and social pets, but that doesn't mean you can't train them to be.

  • How To Care For Multiple Dogs After They Have Been Spayed

    22 February 2016

    If you have more than one dog that you plan to have spayed at the same time, it is important to make sure that you know what to expect during the recovery period. It can be hard to know what to do when you have multiple puppies recovering because you have two puppies to handle at one time. The following guide walks you through a few things that you need to be sure to take into consideration when taking care of your dogs after they have been spayed.

  • Tick Checking Tips For Your Dog

    11 February 2016

    A walk in the woods can be a relaxing bit of exercise for both you and your dog, but in the spring and summer it can also put your dog at risk of tick exposures. These blood-sucking arachnids can transmit illnesses like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, or anaplasmosis to your pet. One of the best defenses against these diseases is to check your dog thoroughly for ticks every day.

  • Dealing With Your Bearded Dragon's Pregnancy: What You Should Know And Watch Out For

    3 February 2016

    Bearded dragons are unique and interesting pets to keep. When you are the owner of a pair of bearded dragons, you are likely to find that whether you were trying to breed your bearded dragons or not, you will be doing so. When your female bearded dragon gets pregnant for the first time in your care, you may find yourself unsure of how to handle the situation or if there is anything you can or should do for her.