Category: Tips for Caring for an Older Pet

How Your Dog’s Needs Change as They Age

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Dogs are just like humans in that they experience different stages throughout their life, and with each stage their needs will change. How so? Senior dogs go through some normal health and behavioral changes that come with age— sore joints and muscles, vision problems, slower movements, and more. The most important thing you can do… 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 »

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 »

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 »