— Our time with Sadie Mae the Westie was fleeting, but we were grateful for every minute.
— My family brought Schwartz the Dachshund home when I was in fifth grade. Now he's 17 and living with me.
— The singer breaks the news to fans via Facebook, and in the process turns in an incredible ode to a great dog.
— November is Adopt-a-Senior-Dog Month. Here's how a sweet old gray-muzzle will bring you joy.
— Photographer Nancy LeVine traveled across the country to capture the dignity of elder dogs.
— My dog Bowery has been with me through everything, the good times and bad. I'm forever grateful to my old friend.
— Even as her gait slows, her face grows whiter, and her eyes get dimmer, my dog is still the loveliest creature. I want our last years together to be the best ones.
— Don't give up on senior dogs: With a few small adjustments to your daily routine, you both can get the maximum wellness benefit from your daily outings. Here's how.
— When your dog is in his senior years, settling into a more relaxed pace of life is to be expected. Puppies are full of energy, but now that your dog is older, expect less intensity with playtime.
— The senior years are a fun and rewarding time with your dog, especially if you understand the changing wellness issues at paw.
— On average, dogs are considered senior at seven years old. This is a good guideline for approaching your dog’s age, but being seven years old doesn’t automatically put your dog into a new category.
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— According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 65% of U.S. adults take dietary supplements - adult humans, that is. There are no statistics on the...
— Adopting a senior dog has a lot of advantages. These golden oldies are already housebroken, obey obedience commands, and require significantly less exercise than their younger counterparts. "There's nothing quite so wise and wonderful as an old...
— Addressing pain in dogs hasn't always been a top priority for veterinarians. In fact, at one time, many in the profession believed animals weren't capable of feeling pain or somehow perceived it differently than humans. Now that's changed. Over...
— My two sweet senior dogs, Tiki and Sheba(that's them, below)give me so much happiness. Like all senior dogs -call them elder statesdogs -they are mellow,...
— The windows of my best friends' souls are also impressively clear, without the heavy cloud cover one would expect in the eyes of such superannuated dogs. So, what's our secret? Milk thistle.
— If you've taken in a dog whose age is unknown, there are some ways to determine his age. Here are some things vets check to get a general sense of how old a dog is
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