Category Archives for Fun Dog Stuff

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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Dog Kisses

Dog Kisses or No Dog Kisses

Many of us kiss our pets without reserve. And they reciprocate. But how healthy is it for us when we are the recipient of a wet, on-the-lips doggy kiss?  The experts at WebMD say it’s not all that risky to our health, with a few exceptions.  Clark Fobian, DVM, president of the American Veterinary Medical Association […]

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dog accessories

To Accessorize or Not to Accessorize Your Pup

If you’ve been a pet parent for any length of time you may have considered, or at least been tempted to consider, whether or not to add a little bling to Fido or Fiona. By bling I mean anything from a little sparkle or spike on their collar to an all-out canine apparel makeover. Surely […]

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Keep your dog safe on Halloween

5 Halloween Tips to Keep Your Pup Safe

Halloween celebrations in the Bay State (including Boston, Worcester Springfield, and Lowell) are plentiful and pooches often go on parade alongside their pet parents in style. But the veterinary experts at Pet Health Network offer these five safety tips to keep in mind: 1. Dogs may not fare well Halloween festivities! The noise and excitement […]

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