Category Archives: Senior Dogs

My 100th Post

As I sit here at the computer I cannot believe I am writing my 100th and last post for dogstwentyfourseven. This blog means so much to me and has been a labour of love. I decided that I would like … Continue reading

Posted in Adding a Second Dog to Your Home, Death of a dog, Dog and Owner Pet Peeves, Dog Blogs, Dog Names, Dog Siblings Reuniting, Dog Tricks, Dog walker Job Description, Dog with Special Needs, Dogs and Their Routines, Golden Retrievers, Guide Dogs, Rescue Dog, Senior Dogs, Shelter Dogs, Sick Dogs, The Vet, Your Dog Gene, Your Dog's Love Interest/Type | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

It’s a Dog’s Life

Recently I got to thinking about what an ideal day for Abby and Ember would consist of; a day when they could make the rules, and when they could have anything their heart desired. First things first, you must know … Continue reading

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Packing for a Dog’s Holiday

Just recently I was packing for Abby and Ember’s – my two Labradors – nine day visit to their Grandma and Grandpa’s house. I mentioned to my daughter Emily, who’s in her early twenties, that I had clearly gone “overboard” … Continue reading

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Can you teach an old dog new tricks?

Ember joined our family last Spring; at the time, she was just two weeks shy of her eighth birthday. We decided to add a second older dog to our family knowing there are many senior dogs in need of forever … Continue reading

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My First Year As A Dog Blogger

This month has whizzed by for me as Decembers tend to do, with a busier schedule and an active social calendar. This post is easy to write as timing is everything. Exactly a year ago – minus a few weeks … Continue reading

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Dog Walker Memories Part One

I have been a dog walker over the last twelve years, and I love my job. My relationship with the families I work with makes my career very unique and special. Some of the families I have known for over … Continue reading

Posted in Children and Dogs, Dog walker Job Description, Golden Retrievers, Mixed Breed Dogs, Senior Dogs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Time to Give Back

The idea for this post came to me magically while I was texting a client. The idea that came to me was the love we have for our dogs, especially as they go through their senior years. Ben is a … Continue reading

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Dog Injuries and Trips to the Vet

I think that every dog owner can recite a story about an emergency trip to a vet. Accidents happen, but thank goodness they don’t happen very often. They can be very scary for the two and four-legged to experience, and … Continue reading

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Dogs and Seniors

Yesterday I had a chance encounter which is worth writing about; it involves some dogs and a lovely senior at a local off-leash park on a very hot day. I noticed off to the side that a senior with two … Continue reading

Posted in Dog Walker Helping others, Mixed Breed Dogs, People at the Off Leash Park, Senior Dogs | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments

Children and Dogs

I consider myself very blessed that I have been around dogs for all of my life. I am a firm believer that all children, at some point in their lives, should experience owning a pet. Dogs are a front-runner for … Continue reading

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