Should You Give Your Dog Thanksgiving Table Scraps?

The holiday season is about to begin, and that means that you’ll probably be hosting a few dinners or get-togethers with your friends and family in the next few weeks – you may even be hosting Thanksgiving dinner! If you have pets, though, you should be mindful that having lots of new people in your… Read more »

Helping Your Pooch Through Halloween

Halloween is one of the most frightening nights of the year. The howls, the scary costumes, the way the air just seems to have a certain eerie electricity to it – it’s a night for the spirits, and for tricks and treats. However, this can also be a difficult night for your older canine friend…. Read more »

Fall Health Concerns With Elder Pups

From beautiful red, yellow and orange leaves to Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations in stores, the signs of autumn are in bloom. Fall brings fabulous weather, great holidays and relief from the summer heat. However, the fall season also brings health concerns for elder pups. From seasonal allergies to Halloween candy, there are a few things… Read more »

Dietary Changes for Elder Dogs

As your dog gets older, he or she could benefit from a change in diet. Your pet may remain on the same adult diet if he or she is not overweight, has no medical problems and is active, and for some older dogs, you can simply give them the same food in a smaller quantity. However,… Read more »

Summer and Your Elder Dog

With the warm weather in the forecast, it’s a great time of year for you and your four-legged friend to spend time enjoying the nice days and sunshine. However, there are a few things to keep in mind while relaxing and playing in the summer sun when it comes to your elderly companion. Here are… Read more »

Arthritis: 6 Signs Your Senior Dog is Suffering

As your dogs grow older it’s important to monitor their health. Just like humans, dogs can suffer from the aches and pains that come from arthritis. Have you noticed some limping or differences in their walk? Read on to see some of the most common signs that your dog may be suffering. Differences in Their… Read more »

How a New Baby Can Change the Household Dynamic for Your Dog

For so long now, your family has consisted of you, your significant other and your dog. However, when you finally decide it’s time to expand and bring a new baby into the world, things are undoubtedly going to change. Though you may read countless books and articles on how to prepare your dog for the… Read more »

Will My Dog Remember Me?

Sometimes it’s necessary to leave our pets behind when we have to travel or go away for an extended period of time. Though we understand that being away from your pet for long periods of time can cause worry and stress, knowing that they are in a safe and comfortable environment can help when it… Read more »

5 Things to Know When Caring for your Senior Dog

Considering our line of business, we here at Silver Streak Kennels understand how difficult it can be for you to cope with the fact that your pet is getting up there in age. You can remember the day that you first brought him home as a puppy but as the years have passed, that puppy… Read more »