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Be A Medical Miracle Maker – Jeff

Be A Medical Miracle Maker – Jeff

#MedicalMiracleMonday #BeAMedicalMiracleMaker   @ Somerset Cottage Poodle Rescue   ADOPTED: May 2023 A very happy Adoption Day to the sweetest little senior boy ever , JEFF –   Who arrived at our rescue from a shelter is April 2023, literally on deaths door! $2000 +...

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Staying In Touch – Over The Years

At House with a Heart, the days are long and often hectic. With the resident dogs and kitties, short term care visitors, and the volunteers all wanting / needing just a little something, Sher is often “out of touch” for most of the day. House with a Heart started in...

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Senior Pet Care: Mental Stimulation

Senior Pet Care: Mental Stimulation

Mental Stimulation for Senior Dogs In addition to physical exercise, mental stimulation is equally important for older dogs. Engaging their minds can help prevent cognitive decline and keep them mentally sharp. Some of the ways to stimulate your dog mentally include:...

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Senior Pet Care:  Happy Cats?

Senior Pet Care: Happy Cats?

Is My Cat Happy? Happy cat body language A slow-moving, lightly-swishing tail or an upright tail. Upright ears. Slow blinks and winks. Softly pawing for attention. Pushing their head or face into your hand. Rubbing against you. Relaxed body posture, loafing, or...

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Senior Pet Care: Happy Dogs?

Senior Pet Care: Happy Dogs?

How do I know if my senior dog is happy? Scientists have studied the ways our dogs communicate love to us, and some may surprise you. They love the sound of your voice. ... They nudge you with their nose. ... They make direct eye contact. ... They jump on you. ......

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Senior Pet Care: Anticipatory Grief – Plan Ahead

Senior Pet Care: Anticipatory Grief – Plan Ahead

Anticipatory Grief: Coping Tip 3. Plan ahead. Thinking through end-of-life decisions, such as in-home euthanasia or cremation/burial preferences, can bring some peace of mind. #InHomeEuthanasia #FamilyDiscussion #PetLossSupport This is always difficult but thinking...

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