Posts filed under: Senior Dogs

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

Saying Goodbye Twice

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... Read More

Before you Leap

Think adopting a senior dog is right for you? Look before you leap!... Read More

Suzie’s weight loss journey

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.... Read More

Old Age is Not a Disease

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.... Read More