Category Archives: Sighthounds

First Person – The Value of the Golden Oldies, Part II

Some tips and tricks to keep your Golden Oldies shining into their twilight years . . . Mobility Assistance Next to food and supplements (see Tuesday's post), the next biggest challenge -- and reward -- when caring for your senior pup is keeping them active and helping them get around easier. The first thing to consider...
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First Person – The Value of the Golden Oldies, Part I

I’ve often been asked why I adopt and love senior Sighthounds so much. There’s a good reason I get that question.  I do have two youngsters -- Cole, age 5 and Penny, age 4. But I have half a dozen oldies: Sarah, age 13 Eve, age 12 (retired brood mama) Silver, age 10 (retired stud dog) Marina and Eris,...
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The Wallflowers

If they were at the prom, they’d be hanging out by the punch bowl, pretty in their dresses and corsages, but a bit quiet, a tad shy. But we promise, if you take Reyna, JoJo or Zettie for a spin on the dance floor, you won’t regret it. These three lovely girls have been in their...
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July 4th — Let’s Be Careful Out There

Fireworks are great. Well, they’re not great if you have a noise-sensitive or thunder-phobic pup. Actually, sometimes they’re not great even for the most chilled-out pooch. So with the July 4th holiday coming up, we asked SHUG supporters how they deal with fireworks. Robin -- I stay in with them and cuddle. And never let them out...
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