Is My Dog as Old as I Am?

Dog Years Calculator

We sometimes forget to take into account just how old our dogs really are. And it’s not a case of one size fits all. A dog’s longevity has a lot to do with the size of the dog breed itself. When we compare dog years to human years, we gain a better idea of our dog’s capability.

I remember, sometime ago, spotting an absolutely beautiful dog. It was a huge dog breed. The owner was used to receiving compliments for his loyal companion. After striking up a conversation, he mentioned that this was his 3rd dog from this particular breed. It was obvious that he was very happy with this breed. However, I was shocked when he explained the reason he was already up to his 3rd.

Dogs from his favoured breed rarely live longer than 6 or 7 years of age. This particular pooch looked so agile for his dog years.

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What Is Dog Dry Eye? How to Recognise KCS in Dogs

Dog Dry Eye

It is quite possible that your have already come across the condition known as Dog Dry Eye before. Certain breeds are more susceptible to eye issues than others. But dry eye can cause considerable irritation in dog breeds prone to this particular condition. When I first began to research this syndrome, I was taken aback by how serious it can be. Fortunately, however, it can be medically managed.

Disclaimer: Please note that the content of this article, like all other posts in this blog, is interest-based. For advice on dog health issues, a veterinarian should always be consulted.

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Christmas Gifts for Dog Owners

Christmas Dog Gifts

Well it’s that time of the year when we all start scratching our heads, looking for a unique, not-too-expensive gift for friends and family. If the friend or family member owns a dog, problem solved. There are SO many Christmas gifts for dog owners that are simply irresistible.

You can shop for cute slogans, you can browse for dog owner apparel or you can look for a breed specific idea that makes a great Xmas stocking stuffer.

Visitors to this site often point me in the right direction with their own gift choices. Here are just a few for you to see what I mean:

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