Keeping Your Senior Dog Safe Over Thanksgiving

Cindy SmithDog Holidays, Senior Dogs

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Can you smell it? The aroma of pumpkin and apple pies, the smell of turkey and stuffing, the laughter of family gathered together. Although Thanksgiving is a great time to give extra love to your dog, it’s not the best time to give him certain foods. Unfortunately, our Thanksgiving feast is riddled with a high sugar and fat content that … Read More

Six Dog Friendly Holiday Activities

Cindy SmithDog Holidays

The holidays are a great time of the year to spend some quality time with our loved ones, whether human or furry. Although decorating, feasting and shopping are normal activities for us, they are not dog-friendly. Why not choose some dog friendly holiday activities where everyone can have fun? Here are six pet friendly and family-friendly activities that everyone can … Read More

Get Great Dog Photos Over the Holidays

Cindy SmithDog Holidays

Do you have any great photos of your dog? Dogs can be hard to capture, particularly because they don’t like to keep still. The holidays are a great time to take photos of your dog, chronicling his growth year after year. Unlike their owners, pets don’t know what we are asking of them – posing for the camera is not … Read More

Don’t Spook Your Senior Dog on Halloween

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Holidays

Halloween is a spooky holiday, full of children screaming “trick or treat”, strange noises and dog owners who want their pets to dress up. Chances are if you have a senior dog, he’s way over the whole dress up thing.

Fourth Of July Safety Tips For Your Aging Dog

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Holidays

Without a doubt, the Fourth of July is the highlight of the summer for many people as we celebrate our nation’s birthday. Who doesn’t love a good barbeque topped off by a fireworks display? Your dog. In fact, the American Humane Association reports that July 5 is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters. Why? Because many dogs … Read More

The Best In Senior Dog Gifts

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Holidays

If you’re like me, you are pondering what to get everyone for the holidays … chances are Mom and Dad have everything and the little ones have so many toys, they could open their own toy store! And you can’t forget your dog, one of the most important members of your family. Because we deal with senior dogs all the … Read More

Thanksgiving Safety Tips For Your Dog

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Holidays

As the calendar turned over to November and daylight savings time ended, my thoughts quickly turned to the holidays. They are just around the corner … the mad rush is about to begin! I remember one year when our spunky puppy managed to sneak into the garbage can after our Thanksgiving dinner and almost choked on a turkey bone. Another … Read More

Take Your Dog to Work Day 2015

Lindsey ZimmermanDog Holidays

Do you work in a dog friendly environment? We have all heard the phrase “working like a dog” but on June 26 it’s actually Take Your Dog to Work Day, an event sponsored by Pet Sitters International for more than 18 years. Why? First, it raises awareness for the adoption of homeless animals. Additionally, research has shown that pets in … Read More