Who wants a treat? Not me – said no one ever. Grey Muzzle's answer was a resounding WE DO when presented the opportunity to bake up good for at-risk senior dogs with Pampered Pets USA, a renowned leader in the pet treat industry. Supporters that share in our vision and mission are a critical element in our recipe for leading change on a national stage for at-risk senior dogs. Starting Pampered Pets USA from scratch, founder Nancy Volin knows a thing or two about partnering for success, which is why we are thrilled that Pampered Pets USA is a Rock Star sponsor of Senior Dogs Rock! We asked her to share a few thoughts on what it means to be serving up good with Grey Muzzle.
Grey Muzzle is excited to team up with DogGoods Do Good and founder Kyle as a Rock Star sponsor for our second annual national online auction -- Senior Dogs Rock!Dogs and the welfare of our furry friends are the foundation upon which DogGoods was built, and DogGoods' enthusiastic support touched us. We love knowing the stories behind why supporters join us to ensure senior dogs take center stage and are celebrated as the stars they are. Kyle gives us a glimpse into why DogGoods chose to do even more good for older dogs in need.
From a three-legged Doberman to a visually-impaired pug, Jody Waters always opened her heart and home to the underdog—those who were neglected, abused or simply unwanted. She dreamed of someday buying property and opening a sanctuary for dogs who needed a safe place to call home.
One of the best decisions you can make in life is owning a senior pet. They have so many wonderful attributes: They're loyal, they're calm, and they're notoriously happy. They also love a good afternoon nap on the couch just as much as you do. Plus, deep down, most senior dogs still have that captivating puppy heart.
Americans are facing job losses at unprecedented rates and financial hardship at alarmingly high levels. If ever you were considering an opportunity to make a positive impact for those in dire circumstances – individuals, small businesses, churches, nonprofits, including animal welfare organizations, now is the time.
A special introduction from the author: Lessons From Lucy is about my dog, Lucy, and the things she has taught me. Lucy and I are both getting on in years — I’m 71, and she’s 11 — but while I’ve tended to become crotchety, Lucy has somehow managed to remain playful and happy, even joyful. So I decided to try to figure out how she does it, and to see if I could improve my own happiness by doing the things Lucy does, except for drinking from the toilet.
The purpose and intent of the information presented in this article is not to provide behavior advice or recommendations, but rather to encourage thought and discussion among pet caregivers and their veterinarians about recognizing signs of aggression and the best ways to deal with it.