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Keep Fit with Your Fur Baby

By Dr. Becker Dog ownership makes sense for Baby Boomers, the generation born between 1946 and 1964. There are countless benefits to sharing life with a dog, especially for people in their 50s and 60s who are retired or planning for retirement. A canine companion can help you stay physically fit and give you a reason

7 Things You Can Do With Your Dog’s Fur

Dog fur can be a real annoyance for those of us who own canine companions. It gets on our clothes and furniture, forms giant dust bunnies under the bed, and sometimes even finds its way into our food. But have you ever thought about putting all that hair to good use? Here are seven things

Conflicted About Getting a Pet Because You Think You’re Too Old?

Story at-a-Glance Pet ownership offers many physical and emotional benefits for seniors, although practical matters, such as health status, must be considered In a study of older adults, dog walking was associated with lower body mass index, fewer doctor visits, fewer limitations to daily living and more frequent moderate and vigorous exercise Caring for an

Caring for Aging Pets can be Emotionally and Physically Taxing

Pets age faster than people, so it’s important to be realistic regarding the demands of pet ownership as both you and your pet age. When pets get older, they may have trouble seeing or hearing, or they may require help going up and down stairs. If you’re having trouble with balance, frailty or are fearful

Owning a Pet Is Good for Your Health

Walking is great for your health, including when you’re older, and having a dog is a great impetus for getting out there and walking. In fact, in a study of older adults, dog walking was associated with lower body mass index, fewer doctor visits, fewer limitations to daily living and more frequent moderate and vigorous

Making a Difference – DALLAS DOGRRR

In most homes, not only are there our beloved human family members, but there are also our precious animal family members. They are an important part of the dynamics and glue that help define the family. But sadly, there are many animals that don’t have the love of a family. They reside in shelters, unknown

Attention Pet Parents—Dog Parks Are Open

Grab the leash, load your fur baby in the car, and drive over to one of the dog parks below for a little sunshine, exercise, and doggie fun. City officials request all park visitors to continue to wear masks and practice social distancing. For your safety and convenience, foot pedals have been installed on gates

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