I dedicate this to Kali and Max:
A DOG’S PRAYER:
Treat me kindly, my beloved guardian, for no heart in all the world is more grateful for your love and kindness than mine.
Do not break my spirit with harsh words or a stick, for although I will forgive you, I learn much better through your patience and understanding the things you would have me do.
Speak to me often, for your voice is the worlds sweetest music as you must know by the fierce wagging of my tail when I hear you call my name.
Please want me with you always, for my joy springs from your attention, and I ask no greater glory than your love and the privilege of your company.
Please keep my bowl filled with fresh water, and feed me clean food that I may stay well to romp and play. I live to be…
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There are countless abandoned and homeless dogs out there who need our help! The Dog Pounds are full and the Rescue Organizations are overflowing. We cannot save them all at once but we can help one at a time by fostering.
If we all just do our part by fostering or donating our time or money to our local Rescue Groups, WE CAN SAVE THEM!
By fostering just one dog, we are freeing up space for another at our local dog shelter, which gives both of these pups a much better chance for finding a ‘Furever Home’.
Think about it, discuss it with your family and make the right choice to help ‘Man’s Best Friends’ everywhere!
Why? Because we love Dogs and they need our Help ❤
Carmella at Doggytime
HELP YOUR DOG TO LIVE LONGER: Part 5 of 5
5 – Do a Head to Tail inspection regularly. Checking your dog on a regular basis, perhaps once per month, is very important, especially if your dog is very active or you have a Golden Age dog. Check the eyes, teeth and gums, ears and nose. Look for anything abnormal like discharge, swelling and offensive odors. Check your dog’s whole body by massaging and look for anything out of the ordinary, like bruises, cuts and scrapes or raw areas. Check the paws. A dog’s pads should not be cracked and the nails should always be short (here The Pack gets a Nail Clip every two weeks). Also, check the rear end. If your dog is having regular bowel movements, this area should always look clean.
HELP YOUR DOG TO LIVE LONGER – PART 4 OF 5
4 – Keep your dog stimulated and active! Even an older dog needs social interaction and exercise. Walking is the single most important exercise you can do with your dog! Not only does it provide the exercise she needs but it greatly increases the bond you have with your furry family member!
3 – Keep your dog’s teeth and gums healthy! If you feed your dog a Raw Diet of meat and bones then you’ll rarely, if ever, have to clean his teeth! Chewing and gnawing through the bones does it naturally. Gum disease can rot your dog’s teeth and the bacteria can invade your dog’s immune system and cause debilitating effects.