Archive for the 'Health and Wellness ' Category

Primalvore Bone Broth: A Review with Senior Bruiser & the Hounds #ad

Primalvore Bone Broth: A Review with Senior Bruiser & the Hounds #ad

#ad Disclaimer: This is sponsored. We are compensated from Primalvore as part of their blogger program in exchange for an honest review.  I only share information about products that I believe in and already fit into our doggie lifestyle and routine....

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Happy Birthday Bruiser! The True Meaning of Friendship

Happy Birthday Bruiser! The True Meaning of Friendship

Well, Bruiser is 14 years old and the oldest dog I’ve ever had the privilege of sharing my life with. We had a super scary weekend about two weeks ago as he went into congestive heart failure but pulled through...

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Canine Flu Case in Oregon

Canine Flu Case in Oregon

I've heard from multiple Veterinary Hospitals that they received an update last week from the state veterinarian reporting the first confirmed case of canine influenza (CIV) in Grants Pass, OR.

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Dogs That Suffer from Chronic Digestive Disorders Should Be on a Probiotic #ad

Dogs That Suffer from Chronic Digestive Disorders Should Be on a Probiotic #ad

Probiotics are composed of bacteria or yeasts that keep pets healthy and alive. And a large part of your immune system lives in your gut. GI health is super important! 70% of your immune system is located in your gut.

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Home Delivery & Menu Consults: Q&A with Darwin’s #ad

Home Delivery & Menu Consults: Q&A with Darwin’s #ad

In addition to home delivery, did you know Darwin's provided menu consultation as a service? Yep! So I talked to James Holiday, a menu consultant, this month. I did research prior to setting up my food delivery five years ago and a lot has changed with the dogs! It's a good time for me to re-visit the meals I'm feeding the dogs!

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Senior Health & Wellness Article Round-Up

Senior Health & Wellness Article Round-Up

I spend time writing blog posts but also write health and wellness articles for Rover.com - a pet sitting/dog walking resource found in cities throughout the country. Someone asked me recently about the articles I've written about senior dogs and it dawned on me that I've never done a quick round-up post. These are some of my fave articles about seniors. 

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10 Lessons From My Holiday Pet Sits

10 Lessons From My Holiday Pet Sits

The minute you get there you can see it in their eyes. They are a little sad to see you as that reinforces their human hasn’t returned. You can turn this around pretty quickly but I could feel that from...

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Pet Sits & Dog Walks: Three Reasons To Hire Me

Pet Sits & Dog Walks: Three Reasons To Hire Me

I'm a creature that enjoys animals - perhaps sometimes over humans. While I freelance write as my full-time gig, I'm officially in the dog walking and pet sitting business starting NOW. The shingle is out and the husband supportive. I'm part of the Rover network. Some of you know that I wrote for Rover's blog and I've grown to love the brand and the resources they have for Rover sitters and dog walkers.

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Dog Coat Drive: Donate!

Dog Coat Drive: Donate!

OREV, Specialty Vet Care - a clinic located in the Multnomah Village, volunteered to coordinate a dog coat drive and be a designated drop off location.

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What Happens After Your Dog Fractures a Tooth

What Happens After Your Dog Fractures a Tooth

As a former Vet Tech, I believe that anesthesia is essential for all dental procedures. Walter was recently in for his annual dental cleaning and we discovered that his carnassial or pre-molar was fractured. Poor Walter! He didn't show any signs of pain. We would not have had any idea without X-Rays and his annual cleaning!

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