Why Does My Senior Dog Eat Poop?

Why Does My Senior Dog Eat Poop?

Have you seen your senior pooch act on a gross habit and not know why—coprophagia, or feces consumption, is a common behavior in dogs. Your four-legged friend may engage in this bad behavior for many reasons, including the following, which are most common:   Lack...
Buckle Up! Car Travel Safety Tips For Your Senior Pets

Buckle Up! Car Travel Safety Tips For Your Senior Pets

A car ride might seem like an everyday activity for you; however, your pet does not have the same experience. While this can be a fun adventure for you and your pet to share, make sure to take into account how they are feeling. Before heading out on your trip, ensure...
4 Ways to Ease Your Pet’s Stiff Joints in Cold Weather

4 Ways to Ease Your Pet’s Stiff Joints in Cold Weather

Senior pets are more highly susceptible to arthritis. Arthritic pets, like people, suffer more during the cold weather. Painful, aching joints are more uncomfortable in cold or wet weather, and many pets struggle to rise, play, and lie down during the winter. Help...
Diabetes in Pets

Diabetes in Pets

Diabetes in Pets   November is Pet Diabetes Month! One way to honor pet diabetes is to become educated in order to better help your pet.   Diabetes mellitus occurs when the body cannot use glucose—the main source of energy for the body’s cells—normally....
3 Ways to Cherish Your Pet’s Memory

3 Ways to Cherish Your Pet’s Memory

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance: 3 Ways to Memorialize Your Pet August 28 is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day—as if you needed a special holiday to celebrate the memory of your beloved pet. However, this day helps commemorate the wonderful life you shared with your companion...
Cognitive Dysfunction in Your Pet

Cognitive Dysfunction in Your Pet

Doggy Dementia: Cognitive Dysfunction Signs in Pets As pets age, they can suffer from impaired mental function, similar to elderly people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many of the signs associated with cognitive dysfunction in pets are chalked up to old age. However,...