Old Dog or Old Cat? - Caring for Older Pets

Do you have an Old Dog or Old Cat? Or another aging pet?

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We have information and advice on caring for Senior, Older and Aging Dogs, Cats, Birds and Other Pets.   We also have reviews and recommendations on the best products for keeping your senior pets strong and happy through their golden years.So please take a look below at the great articles we have for older pet owners.

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Euthanasia Halted By Photo Going Viral On Facebook

While many of us might dismiss yet another ‘cute’ dog photo going viral online, there was one this past week that was just so heartbreaking, it actually saved the lives of a couple of pups who from all appearances resisted being separated. For those who don’t know what a ‘high kill’ shelter entails, it sets a time limit on just how long rescue animals can be housed before they are euthanized.

5 Healthy Supplements To Help Your Cat Avoid Cancer

Since we do not know what causes cancer in cats, it is almost impossible to prevent a cat from getting cancer. A strong immune system is a critical component of overall cat health and supplements that boost your cat's immune system will likely help improve the overall health of your cat. If your cat has a stronger immune system, it will help your cat avoid getting cancer and can help cats that already have cancer recover. Here are five immune boosting supplements that will surely improve the overall health of your cat:

Things To Consider Before Selecting A Dog

Thinking about getting a dog? If you are, there are some important things to consider before taking the plunge with any one particular breed. Here's some food for thought on the subject before you take the next step to dog ownership.

Product Review – Fresh Patch Indoor Dog Potty

Need a great indoor potty solution? When launched in 2013, Fresh Patch was designed to be the ultimate “dog box,” and it was a novel concept. But does it work well? I say "YES!" Here's my review of  Fresh PatchIndoor Dog Potty and some tips for how to use the potty most effectively.

The Six Million Dollar Dog?

Remember the days of Steve Austin’s transformation from an appendage-damaged astronaut into a stealth CIA operative? The TV Show, The Six Million Dollar Man became an instant TV hit, positioning actor Lee Majors as pop culture icon of the 1970s and spawned a good number of spin-offs including The Bionic Woman.

The 7 Worst Foods You Can Feed Your Cat

Chances are you are feeding your cat junk food.  I'm sure it's not intentional.  Maybe you don't know that the dry foods with the fish shapes and bright colors are like cocaine to your cat.  A few bites of his cat kibble will make his blood sugar jump sky high, because he does not have the enzymes necessary to digest starch.  It's BAD for him, and it causes all kinds of illnesses, long term.

Protect Your Dog's Vision With These 4 Supplements

A dog's vision can begin to deteriorate with health problems and age, but it's important to monitor your pup's vision health throughout his life. These 4 supplements can help improve the overall health of your dog's life, to lower the chances of potential vision problems and to improve any eye problems they may be suffering from now.

Hey Baby, It’s Cold Outside ♪ ♫ ♪. . . For Pets Too!

The winter of our discontent is definitely upon us. This year’s uninterrupted successive number of snowstorms and freezing temps have made bearing the elements a challenge for man and beast. While wildlife might have it in their DNA to instinctively know how to brave a blustery harsh winter, our pets, without our intervention are another story entirely!

And They Called It Puppy Love ♪ ♫ ♪ . . . Literally!

For anyone who remembers Paul Anka’s ballad dedicated to Annette Funicello back in the 1960s, or the revival by Donny Osmond in the the 70s, the term 'puppy love' refers to young love often experienced by sweethearts in their adolescence. While sometimes used in a derogatory fashion associated with infatuation, Sigmund Freud was far from underestimating the power and the proverbial durability of one’s first love.

‘Easy Rider’ Dogs Don Doggles & Ride Shotgun In Motorcycle Sidecars

Down through the ages, man’s best friend has often filled the role of ’sidekick,’ whether it be the family dog, a guard dog or a member of a police squad’s K-9 Unit. But, most recently that term took on a more literal meaning. In a new initiative that includes sidecars, doggles (doggie goggles) and road trips, ’sidecar dogs’ are becoming the new rage.