The Dog Blog — Senior Dogs

Reasons to Consider Adopting a Senior Dog

Posted by Amy Hempe on

We have all heard the phrase “adopt-don’t-shop,” and while we at Really Good Pets are not going to tell you how or where to get your next pooch, we just thought we’d take a moment to put a spotlight on a group of dogs that often get overlooked: seniors.             Senior dogs wind up in rescues or in shelters for a whole host of reasons: their owners are ill or have passed on, the family may have been required to relocate to an area where dogs are not allowed, or the family simply does not have the resources to care...

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CBD Oil and Senior Dogs, What You Need To Know

Posted by Amy Hempe on

Senior dogs come with unconditional love and years of devotion with them. Conscientious dog owners generally stay on top of potential healthy issues to ensure that their dogs spend final years in comfort. One issue that catches many dog owners off-guard is age-related anxiety. Whether it is a result of dementia, or fear resulting from diminished hearing, or pain from other serious health issues, you may find your senior dog suddenly barking at nothing.  This can happen at all hours, disrupting your sleep as you try and calm down your agitated pooch. Even worse, your dog may have attacks of...

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My Dog Has Urinary Incontinence

Posted by Amy Hempe on

Senior dogs can require some extra attention because just like humans, their physical needs often increase as they age. A common problem that occurs is poor bladder control in dogs who have been house-trained, otherwise known as urinary incontinence. Incontinence is stressful for everybody involved. Pet-owners have to be on continuous clean-up duty, unsure of where the next accident may occur. This may lead you to confine the dog to only certain areas of the home. The dog is also stressed out, knowing that she has broken a rule she has previously followed very well. She may be upset or...

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DogSheetz the Waterproof Dog Bed Cover is in Production!

Posted by David Hallum on

Update! DogSheetz are now available for sale and are on their way here. The first shipment is March 10th 2018! Yay! Just a quick update on our waterproof dog bed cover: we are officially in production! We have nailed down the dates and we expect the DogSheetz to be produced by February 1st. When they get packaged and sent to my warehouse it will be in March.   We will be starting in the order that pre-orders came in.  So if you pre-ordered a long time ago, then you will get your first.  To give you a frame of reference, if...

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DogSheetz Are Finally Happening...Kind of!

Posted by David Hallum on

It has been almost a year since I started this crazy process of inventing DogSheetz.  There are have been slumps and high points but I think we are finally moving in the right direction. First, What is DogSheetz?  DogSheetz is a universal dog bed cover that makes washing dog beds a cinch.  In addition, it is 100% waterproof and is great for senior dogs and puppies.  Gone are the days that you have to lug around a huge dog bed and attempt to wash it in your machine.  We have been hearing from customers that their dog bed was falling...

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