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Lydia Meets Her Person

Lydia, a large mix breed, came to Bob’s House for Dogs from Chippewa Humane Association. Lydia was quiet, somewhat shy and kept to herself.  She preferred to stay off the... 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

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

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

When is it the right time to euthanize?

Knowing the right time to euthanize your beloved pet is a dreaded decision that no one wants to be forced to make. I’ve been approached by many different people on... Read More

The importance of a bath and grooming

Unless you work in dog rescue, you might think dog grooming only serves the purpose of keeping dogs clean and preventing matting.  At Bob’s House for Dogs we have discovered... Read More

Gwen’s Last Ride

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... Read More