How to Care for Dogs with Joint Problems
Just like humans, many of us dogs suffer from joint problems, especially as we get older. Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of joint pain in dogs, but trauma, infection, and other conditions can also be the cause. If your dog is experiencing joint problems, here are some things you can do to make life easier and help relieve some of the pain.
Common Dietary Supplements for Dogs
You humans aren’t the only ones who can benefit from the right dietary supplements; they can be good for us dogs, too. Dogs with particular conditions, such as arthritis, may get the most benefit, but even dogs that are healthy as a horse (so to speak) may see improvements. If you’re curious about dietary supplements for dogs, check out the list below of some of the most common kinds. (Quick caveat: the FDA doesn’t test supplements for effectiveness and safety…
6 Tips for Taking Care of Senior Dogs
A dog ages 7 years in 1 human year, they say. That’s not precisely true, but it is true that we dogs reach our senior years much more quickly than our human counterparts. A small or medium size 11-year-old dog is equivalent to a 63-year-old human, while a large or giant 7-year-old dog is closer to 72 in human years.
Senior dogs, like senior humans, need special care and consideration as they age. As a senior dog myself, here are my top 6 tips for preparing for and dealing with the complications of aging dogs.
Signs of Arthritis in Dogs (and What to Do About It)
Arthritis is very common in humans, but did you know it’s common in us dogs, too? Up to 1 in 5 dogs have arthritis, and just like with humans, it’s more common with age.
If you have a dog approaching his senior years, it’s a good idea to be familiar with the signs of arthritis so you can get prompt diagnosis and treatment, but be aware that younger dogs can have arthritis, too. Here are the signs to look for, and what to do when you suspect arthritis is the culprit.
The Story of Amy, Jet & Their Forgiveness Sofa
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France At Snoozer, we believe that our dog beds, travel items, and accessories are more than just products for sale. They become interwoven into our dog’s life. They become part of the story we share with him. If that sounds a little high-falutin’, just think about how important these things are to your dog on a daily basis. She probably spends several hours sleeping on…
Is Your Dog a Cruiser or a Snoozer?
News flash: Dogs are awesome! No matter if they’re big or small, purebred or mixed breed, active or lazy. Every dog deserves a happy life, and that’s what we’re all about at Snoozer Pet Products. So we introduce to you two types of dogs we love most: the #Cruisers and the #Snoozers. The Cruisers Some dogs want nothing more than to hit the open road. These are the “Cruisers.” They’re explorers by nature. There’s no tree they haven’t smelled, no…