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Senior Dog Training – Is it too late?

It can happen to any pet owner: suddenly (or so it seems), we find ourselves with an older pet. Maybe we adopted a rescue or our long-time family dog has aged, as we all do. Another common situation? Our dog is no longer a puppy, yet he still has serious behavioral issues. We may begin to ask ourselves, is it too late for training? So, is it Too Late? The simple answer is no! Of course, you can teach an old dog new tricks. In fact, in many ways it can be similar to traininga stubborn dog of any age. The Impact…

Rowan: A Senior Pup with a Lot of Love to Give

It’s easy to gravitate to the perfect-looking puppies, but dogs come in all types of sizes, colors, and shapes. For one owner, the perfect dog came with a little tuft of hair and a crooked jaw. Meet Rowan, the senior rescue dog with a unique look and a whole lot of love to give. Rowan’s story is the perfect example of saving a pup you feel needs your love and affection, instead of buying a puppy from a pet store. How did you rescue Rowan?  I actually found Rowan’s photos on Instagram. He was on a rescue site from Pittsburg. I…

5 Ways To Keep Your Older Dog Active and Healthy

Your dog has been by your side during your best and worst moments in life. As the years go by you’ve probably noticed that your dog isn’t as physically active as they used to be. The young pup that used to walk for miles, now can barely walk around the block. Just as humans, senior dogs can develop arthritis and lose muscle mass making certain physical activities harder. It’s very important that you encourage your older dog to stay active even when they are in their senior years. Physical exercise can keep your dog’s muscles from deteriorating further and help them burn…