Posts filed under: Senior Dogs

A few years ago at work, our activity committee decided to have pet photos posted in the break room so everyone could guess which pet belonged to which employee. Staff...
Our program that houses our adoptable dogs is titled “From Kennel to Couch”. The origin of this title comes from our main mission, to make senior dogs more adoptable. This...
We didn’t want a pet, especially a dog. It’s too much work, too much time, too expensive. Not to sound callous, but the kids will be out of the house...
Cy came to us an emaciated 15 year old lab mix, who was rescued after falling through the ice. He arrived at Bob’s House closed off to everyone, broken from...
As Bob’s House for Dog’s Medical Coordinator, I feel I have the best job ever! Taking care of these sweet old souls has been an honor and a privilege. The...
Think adopting a senior dog is right for you? Look before you leap!...
Susie is a zestful female black lab mix who came in mid June of 2018. She weighed in at 92 pounds – very overweight and had difficulty getting around very well....
In caring for your senior dog it is important to realize that being old is not a disease. It’s essential to have senior dogs visit their veterinarian every 6 months....
Gwen, a senior Collie, came to us with matted fur and significant mobility issues. She was promptly put on arthritis and pain medication. It became clear to us after a...
During the last year and a half we’ve had to say good-bye to seven of our senior dogs that had been a part of our family since before Bob’s House...