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Tag Archives: senior pets

12 Reasons Why Senior Pets ROCK!

November 02, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog here, with news about the best pets ever! November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!   I’m not quite a senior, but I’ve been around long enough to know that senior pets rock! And unfortunately, older pets left at shelters or needing new families have the hardest time finding homes. I’d like to invite you to help me change that! Here are…  

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The Ultimate Guide to Joint Health in Pets

September 29, 2015

Joints are a complex organization of muscle, tendons, joint capsules, cartilage, and joint fluid which work in concert to keep us moving. They help our fur-kids every time they move – when they play, jump, kick, and scratch. Unfortunately, like us, our pets can get joint problems too. They can get this from getting injured, an infection, their own body attacking them like rheumatoid arthritis…  

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How Do We Know When Our Pets Are “Seniors”?

September 08, 2015

Our pets are our fur-kids that age faster than we do. It’s up to us to take care of them. But, how do we know what is “senior” in dog and cats? We all seem to know that in humans, being over 50 is considered older. The old saying was that for every year a dog or cat lived, it’s seven in human years. That…  

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Seniors are Super! Save a Special Pet This Month!

November 06, 2014

I knew I shouldn’t be looking at the website, but it is a compulsion for me… keeping an eye on the local animal shelters to see who is looking for a home. Not that I needed another dog; I already had two scrappy terrier mixes (both rescues). But there was a dog at the shelter and I went to check her out. And that’s where…  

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