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I made my dog fat

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I made my dog fat
I love Bandit so much I made him chunky and not on purpose. When we adopted Bandit he was 31.5 pounds. At his last visit to his allergist, he weighed in at 35 pounds. I thought he had gained a bit but not that much. I was reminded by my vet what is considered a healthy diet even for a healthy dog. I wanted to share these guidelines so you can match it up what you are doing. 

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Product Review: Happy Hoodie

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Product Review: Happy Hoodie
This is my first product review so please bear with me.  I was introduced to the Happy Hoodie when I interviewed Meghan Sogge.  Meghan uses the Happy Hoodie on her senior clients during grooming.  Not only did I immediately add the product to the store, I ordered one for myself, Smokey and Bandit.

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Hiking with a Senior Dog: Extra Precautions To Take

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Hiking with a Senior Dog: Extra Precautions To Take

I am happy to announce we have a guest blogger, Dr. Monica Tarantino.  Dr. Tarantino is a veterinarian and devout advocate for senior dog health and happiness.  She practices in the Charlotte, NC Area. She wrote the below guide on how to continue to safely hike with a senior dog. I was really excited when Gail from Classic Pooch asked me to write a blog for her audience! Here are a few tips I’d like to share when hiking with your senior canines. Encouraging our senior dog’s to experience new adventures outdoors on hikes and trails can be a lot of...

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Senior Dog Grooming Tips

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Senior Dog Grooming Tips

I had the pleasure to speak with Meghan Sogge of Senior Paws Grooming in Rhode Island.  She shared with us previously what to look for in a groomer to ensure your senior dog has a pleasurable experience with a groomer.  Meg also shared with us how to take on the grooming task at home if a groomer (either at a facility or at home) is not an option. When your dog gets older as the pet parent you might decide that the best option for them is to try and groom them yourselves at home. Keeping your senior safe and...

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What to look for in a Senior Dog Groomer

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What to look for in a Senior Dog Groomer
Choosing a groomer for a senior dog involves a few extra questions than choosing a dog groomer for a puppy or adult.  We asked Meghan Sogge of Senior Paws Grooming what to look for when choosing a groomer for a senior dog.  You'll come out with some great tips; I promise.

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