Pill Pockets for Dogs

Pill Pockets for Dogs

Pill pockets for dogs are actually very easy to make. This post will show you how! As our dogs are getting older, there are more occasions where they have to take medicines. Does giving medicines to your dog every day seem like a battle? Is it...

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Antioxidant Dog Treat Recipe

Antioxidant Dog Treat Recipe

Looking for a healthy antioxidant dog treat recipe that is suitable for golden oldies? Look no more, this is it! This recipe is very easy-to-make, and the treat is perfect for older dogs as it is rather soft (gentle on the old gums), and more, it...

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Diabetic Dog Treat Recipe

Diabetic Dog Treat Recipe

This diabetic dog treat recipe has all the ingredients that are beneficial to dogs with diabetes. The recipe uses hemp hearts, hemp oil and flour, barley, dried cranberries, and more. A Word on Diabetes in Old Dogs Diabetes in dogs is rather...

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Putting a Dog to Sleep

Putting a Dog to Sleep

Putting a dog to sleep – canine euthanasia – is a final gift of selfless love and kindness that we give to our fur babies. As parents of old dogs, we all dread the moment when we have to make that final tough, heart-wrenching...

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Dog Arthritis Medications

Dog Arthritis Medications

Dog arthritis medications, if used carefully and strategically, can bring relief of joint pain and discomfort to our old dogs. This is Part 5 of my “Ultimate Dog Parents’ Guide to Arthritis in Old Dogs”. 
In this post, we are going to look at...

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Essential Oils for Old Dogs

Essential Oils for Old Dogs

This post is about using essential oils on old dogs. In my other articles (this and this) I have talked about how to use essential oils properly and safely on dogs in general, and some precautions that come with using EOs on small animals. The...

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Natural Dog Joint Pain Relief

Natural Dog Joint Pain Relief

Natural dog joint pain relief, such as herbs, essential oils, acupuncture, etc., can play a significant role in improving the quality of life of an old dog suffering from arthritis. This is Part 3 of my “Ultimate Dog Parents’ Guide to...

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Glucosamine for Dogs

Glucosamine for Dogs

Glucosamine for dogs is commonly recommended by vets to help prevent arthritis and to actually slow down joint deterioration. This is a post that forms Part 2 of my series of “Ultimate Dog Parents’ Guide to Arthritis in Old Dogs” – Supplements...

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Dog Arthritis Supplements

Dog Arthritis Supplements

Dog arthritis supplements are “nutraceuticals”. These days, many vets use supplements to prevent arthritis in dogs, as well as to help reduce inflammation and pain in those who already are suffering from arthritis. This is Part 2 of my “Ultimate...

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Arthritis in Old Dogs

Arthritis in Old Dogs

Arthritis in old dogs is one of the main causes of lameness and joint pain in dogs. It affects about 80 percent of dogs who are 8 years old or older. In this and several other posts to come, you will find an ultimate dog parents’ guide to...

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Dog Joint Pain

Dog Joint Pain

Dog joint pain is common, especially in older dogs, and is often caused by osteoarthritis. But sometimes joint pain in dogs can be caused by other health issues (e.g. hypothyroidism), so if your dog shows signs of joint pain, be sure to get a...

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