Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks?
“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” This well-known idiom, originating in the 1500s, is considered to be one of the oldest idioms in the English language. Generally, it refers to peoples’ stubbornness to learn new things when they are already set in their ways. They’re able to learn,...Read more
Do Dogs Experience Memory Problems?
As with humans, canine aging comes with changes, both mental and physical. While “senior moments” may look different in dogs, it’s important to understand and be aware of the changes that could be happening in your dog’s brain as he gets older. Dementia isn’t limited to humans, and knowing how...Read more
Hip Problems in Older Dogs: Everything You Need to Know
The canine body is a uniquely powerful vehicle of effervescent joy and strength. However, at some point or another, aging will begin to show on your precious pup. The aging process affects all dogs in different ways. However, hip problems in older dogs are especially common. When father time starts...Read more
Our Old Girl’s Got New Spunk Thanks to PureMobility Joint Chews
This is the story of an old dog, Daisy, and her renewed energy after finding relief from the development of age-related joint discomfort common in her primary breed through daily supplemental “treats.” Our big lady (as we call her), Daisy, is a 14-year-old chocolate lab mix rescued right off the...Read more
Green-Lipped Mussels for Dogs
You have likely seen the strange, shelled mollusk referred to as a mussel on the menu of your favorite seafood restaurant. Interestingly enough, these slippery sea creatures can provide more than a delicious meal. In fact, a mussel species native to the crisp waters of New Zealand is making waves...Read more
Green-Lipped Mussels: The Secret Ingredient to Get Dogs with Joint Discomfort Up and Moving
Green-lipped mussels aren’t much to look at. These mollusks, native to New Zealand, appear much like others of their kind. The big difference? The green rim on their shells that gives them their name. Of course, that’s just the external difference. Because these otherwise unimpressive creatures have been found to...Read more
Support For Joint Discomfort in Dogs: A Helpful Guide
As animals age, they start to slow down, just like humans do. They play less, walk less, and sometimes they eat less and sleep more. While the aging process is usually the cause for these changes, a lessening in physical activity can also be a sign of joint discomfort in...Read more
Signs of Hip Problems in Dogs
How do you know when your dog is suffering from hip discomfort or sensitivity? Life would be much easier if your fur baby could simply open her mouth and explain what she’s feeling. Instead, you can learn to pick up on subtle clues when your dog is less than comfortable. ...Read more
Is Rimadyl Bad for Dogs?
It’s hard to see your dog in discomfort. When their tail droops, so does yours - metaphorically speaking of course! But you also recognize that every prescription drug carries its own side effects. It may alleviate one symptom, but cause one or two more. This may be the case for...Read more
Signs and Symptoms of Joint Problems in Dogs
When it comes to keeping your dog happy and healthy, it’s best to catch ailments as soon as possible. Today you’ll learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of joint problems in dogs. You’ll get an idea of what to look for if you think your four-legged companion might...Read more