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Why should I feed an old dog a special diet?
Dogs
Why should I feed an old dog a special diet?
As our dogs become ‘golden oldies’ their needs may change. They may need us to slow down slightly on walks; they will need lifting in and out the car; or they may need a little more time to rest - and their nutritional n…
May 28, 2022 • 28 shares
How can we afford to insure older dogs?
Dogs
How can we afford to insure older dogs?
Insurance is often recommended to pet owners, in case of a requirement for veterinary treatment, be that for long-term treatment or in the case of an emergency. However, you will notice that as your dog gets older, insur…
May 8, 2022 • 33 shares
Is it fair to get a puppy before my old dog dies?
Dogs
Is it fair to get a puppy before my old dog dies?
Are you thinking about adding a puppy to your family, with a senior dog already at home? A new puppy can help liven up your house and, hopefully, provide companionship for your older dog, making him more active and joyfu…
October 28, 2021 • 97 shares
Should We Make an Older Dog do more Exercise?
Dogs
Should We Make an Older Dog do more Exercise?
It can feel bittersweet watching our beloved pets getting older. On the one hand, we appreciate the many joyful years that they've accompanied us. All the wonderful experiences and changes we've gone through together and…
October 22, 2021 • 63 shares
Can I get pet insurance for an older dog?
Dogs
Can I get pet insurance for an older dog?
The simple answer to this is yes! The first question you may have however is: what is classed as an older dog? Any dog aged 8 years and older is clinically classed as geriatric in Veterinary terms. This is usually the sa…
October 10, 2021 • 32 shares
5 tips for feeding an older dog
Diet
5 tips for feeding an older dog
As our dogs grow older, they go through a lot of changes, and to keep them in the best health possible, we, as owners, need to change with them. As a result, it’s essential to adapt their diet to their changing needs.  A…
August 28, 2021 • 44 shares
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