Posts filed under: Senior Dogs

A Chance for Chance

Saying goodbye has been the hardest part of having a pet for me. On March 26, I had to say goodbye to the first dog I adopted as an adult.... Read More

Here to Stay

For some dogs, Bob’s House for Dogs becomes their forever home. Remember, Bear, Midnight and Scooter, the trio of German shepherds who were Bob’s first residents? How about Koda and... Read More

Norman

Some angels have fur. A number of years ago, I took two dogs from Bob’s House for Dogs to an area memory care facility. The dynamic duo Included Norman, a... Read More

Connecting Senior Dogs with Senior People… A Love Story

Della arrived at Bob’s House in April of 2017. Little was known about her, but clearly she had not been treated well by her previous owners. She was extremely fearful... Read More

A Dog Named Emma

Emma first came to Bob’s House for Dog in the fall of 2012. She was one of 20 animals that were taken into protective custody in one of the most... Read More

Ear and Skin Issues in Dogs

Ear and skin problems are very common in our dogs this time of year. Many times, the conditions can be related. Breeds – such as hounds, shepherds, bull dogs, collies... Read More

A Repeat Adopters Story

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... Read More

From Kennel to Couch

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... Read More

Clyde Picks a Family

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... Read More

Cy Learns to Trust

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... Read More
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