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A few years ago, my Toy Poodle Digger turned thirteen. Being raised a Jewish dog, my family felt that we should mark his adulthood by throwing him a Bar(k) Mitzvah. To honor the meaning of his Bark Mitzvah — and to not be viewed as completely insane by our neighbors …

Senior pets, like people, can suffer mental decline that is not considered a normal part of aging. Last time we wrote about how one form of dementia — cognitive dysfunction syndrome or CDS — can be delayed or prevented with thinking games. This week we’re looking at how a change …

Brinx is a healthy senior lab mix at Save-A-Pet in Grayslake, IL. Senior pets, like people, can suffer mental decline that is not considered a normal part of aging. Last time we wrote about how cognitive dysfunction syndrome, or CDS, is diagnosed. This week we’re looking at how using environmental …

Senior Paddy is at Paws and Claws Humane Society in Rochester, MN. Aging pets, like people, can suffer mental decline that is not considered a normal part of aging. Last week we wrote about the signs and symptoms of cognitive dysfunction syndrome, or CDS. This week we’re looking at how …

SonnyBoy is a healthy senior dog who is adoptable from Redcliff, AB’s  Save Old Souls Senior K-9 Rescue. Aging pets, like people, can suffer mental decline that is not considered a normal part of aging. Recently we wrote about cognitive dysfunction syndrome, or CDS, in senior pets. This week we’re …

Senior dog Cheyenne is at Rimrock Humane Society in Roundup, MT. Did you know that pets, like people, can suffer mental decline as they age? And this decline is not considered a normal part of aging. Studies have found signs of cognitive impairment in 28% of dogs ages 11-12 and …

Wilson is an adoptable senior at Curly Tail Pug Rescue in NYC. Guest blogger Florence Scarinci has trained service dogs, worked as a veterinary assistant and run a pet-sitting service. For 18 years, she’s volunteered at the Bideawee shelter in New York, for which she writes the monthly online column …