Archive Monthly Archives: December 2016

Great Dogs for Seniors

Breeds that Make the Best Friends for Seniors

There are lots of things to consider when you get ready to adopt a dog and your own age, lifestyle and overall health should definitely play a role in the decision. For those of us in our fifties, there are more senior-friendly breeds to keep in mind before making the commitment to offer a pup […]

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Dog Noses

Fido’s Nose Knows (and LOVES) You

Scientists have confirmed that you are your dog’s favorite smell, according to research from a new study conducted by the Center for Neuropolicy at Emory University, led by Neuroscientist Gregory Berns. The noses of pooches in Boston, Worchester, Springfield and Lowell, Mass. can discriminate a number of scents, just like their canine counterparts in the […]

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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease and its Dangers to Your Pooch, Part 1

Lyme disease may currently be one of the most misdiagnosed diseases, some pet health experts say. And whether your pooch’s veterinarian agrees with that statement or not, chances are he or she would concur that this tick-transmitted disease can be harmful and even fatal for Fido. So just what are some of the dangers of […]

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