Tag "aging pets"

  • Help Aging Pets Feel Young!

    Guest post by Amy Shojai  Just because your pets have slowed down a bit doesn’t mean they know they’re old. Cats and dogs get their feelings hurt and have trouble understanding when owners, out of concern for their pets’ health, try to curtail activity. There are… read more

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  • Enter the BlogPaws #SeniorPetsContest on Instagram

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    Do you have a senior pet? Then now is your pet’s chance to shine for all the world to see: Enter the #SeniorPetsContest on Instagram and your pet might win one of three $50 gift cards to shop at PetSmart. This contest ends August 16th, so… read more

  • Aging Parents, Older Pets: Who’s Going To Care For Fido or Fluffy?

    Guest post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess My almost-80-year-old mother broke two ribs last Thursday… What does this have to do with BlogPaws? She has an almost 13-year-old Chihuahua, half blind, mostly deaf, never-overly-friendly to strangers, named Chico. As my mom was in the hospital discussions… read more

  • How to Deal With Common Senior Dog Diseases

    Guest post by Jennifer Kachnic When our dogs become seniors it’s time to return to them all that they have given to us through the years. Dogs age much faster than people and their life spans depend greatly upon their size.  A year does not seem like… read more

  • Three Tips To Caring For A Senior Pet

    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess For anyone who adopts a pet — whether a puppy or an older dog — there will come a time when you will be faced with caring for him or her into old age. There are steps you can take… read more

  • Why Senior Pets Deserve a Month of Their Own

    by: Carol Bryant How often have we been told that 40 is the new 20 or that 60 is the new 40? With all of the advances in nutrition, supplementation, veterinary medicine and, of course, the human-animal bond—10 certainly has become the new 5 in the… read more