10 Ways to Get You and Your Dog’s Fitness on This Winter

10 Ways to Get You and Your Dog's Fitness on This Winter

Freezing cold wind, icy cold feet/paws, frostbite, and just downright brrrrrrrrr! Winter, as gorgeous as it is seeing our world covered in a gorgeous blanket of white, let’s face it, hibernation during these months is something both we and our pets can relate to. So what do we do during the winter? Normally a good cuddle on the couch with our pets and a favorite movie is top of the list. BUT… what about keeping up with exercise? Both mental and physical stimulation is still needed to maintain health and overall well being of our dogs as well as us … Continue reading

5 Reasons Senior Dogs Rock & Ways to Keep Them Comfortable as They Age

Senior Dogs and the Benefits of Having One

Dogs are considered to be seniors when they reach the last 25-30% of their lives. Life expectancy varies by size, but the average age of seniors is 7-8 and up. Senior dogs in shelters are more difficult to adopt out, but there are many reasons that seniors make wonderful pets. 1. Their Exercise Needs Are Reduced Seniors still need exercise, but if you are not feeling well or just feeling lazy, your senior dog probably won’t act out if they don’t get their daily walk, run, or game of fetch. Walks can be shorter and more relaxing, and there is … Continue reading