Do you have an Old Dog or Old Cat? Or another aging pet?
We have the latest health and medical news on how to keep your older pets healthy.
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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Here are some of our most popular articles related to caring for older pets:
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
As the whole world learned of the devastating terrorist attacks inflicted on the Charlie Hebdo’s office in Paris, little was reported about the affects on one lone canine. Actually it wasn’t until January 16 that France’s Le Monde newspaper released a very heart-warming story of an unreported survivor of the shootings.