Tag Archives: senior dogs

Love Is Ageless

Posted on: November 29, 2018 - No Comments

Love truly is ageless. While this is the last day of Adopt A Senior month, we would say that every day is a great day to bring love and companionship into your life.

Positively Dog Training Episode 704

Posted on: November 3, 2017 - No Comments

Why dogs and Halloween don’t mix, November’s pet awareness holidays, how to detect signs your dog is in pain. Also, consistency when paper training pups, mouthing puppies, constant barking, issues that come with adopting street dogs.

Positively Dog Training Episode 602

Posted on: November 11, 2016 - No Comments

Victoria and Holly chat about the Thanksgiving holiday and what they're thankful for. They also talk about why the month of November is the month with the most amount of car collisions with deer, and how you can stay safe.

Sundowner Syndrome In Dogs

Posted on: August 26, 2016 - 11 Comments

Sundowner Syndrome, a disorder that can affect older dogs with dementia, causes anxiety and other behavioral issues that get worse toward the end of the day.

Akila, a feral beauty once thought to be a wolf, learns how to love through positive training

Posted on: November 30, 2015 - 3 Comments

OK, let’s be honest here: Can positive training really work with an 11-year-old feral dog? Yes. Yes, it can.

Caring for a Senior Dog

Posted on: March 23, 2015 - No Comments

The primary form of communication for dogs is body language. It is important that you learn more about this language, especially if you are caring for senior dogs, in order to understand their changing needs.

Pet Hospice Eases Pain for Pets, Owners

Posted on: September 29, 2014 - 1 Comment

There's nothing easy about losing a pet, especially when your pet is experiencing pain and discomfort in their final weeks or months. But a new branch of pet care services, pet hospice, is helping ease pets' suffering and provide their owners with a sense of peace and comfort.

Incontinence

Posted on: January 20, 2014 - No Comments

Many dogs eventually develop issues with bladder control. More commonly referred to as 'urinary incontinence', this can be a bothersome yet easily-treated problem. No matter the red flags it may raise for the owners, it is imperative that veterinary assistance be sought for this issue. Urinary incontinence can be caused by many factors, including: Urinary Read More

Ask Victoria – Jessica (Somerset)

Posted on: April 3, 2012 - 1 Comment

I am currently studying an Extended Diploma in Animal Management and I’m leading an investigation into whether the saying  ’You can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ is true or false. I want to look into this as I feel that there are so many older dogs in Rescue Centres because people either don’t believe Read More

Good Old Dog

Posted on: December 2, 2010 - 1 Comment

Last week I was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air by Dave Davies (introduced by Terri Gross).  The subject was Tufts new book, good Old Dog, which I contributed to and edited. Right after the show the book took off. It was in the top 100 on Amazon and Barnes and Noble websites, which means, by Read More