Would my senior dog make a good therapy dog?

I think this is a very good question. Senior dogs are usually much gentler in demeanor which can make them an ideal candidate for a therapy dog. However, it is best to make sure that you have addressed any underlying issues with your dog before working toward...

What is the best and worst exercise for my senior dog?

This can be a challenging question to answer because it often depends on any health or mobility issues that your senior pet is experiencing. We covered this on this Senior Pet podcast episode but I can definitely outline a few suggested guidelines. For purposes of...

Why is a pet’s age not counted in human years?

We have covered the topic in the past and how to tell whether or not your pet is a senior in both our previous blog and in our senior pet podcast. The issue with reporting a pet’s age in human years is that it is very difficult to get an accurate age and...

How do dogs and cats die of old age?

It is very important to remember that old age is NOT a disease! We covered the importance of understanding this in an episode of The Senior pet podcast and there is a ton of great information in that episode, I would encourage you to check it out if you haven’t...