8 Ways To Care For Your Elderly Dog

By | 2017-05-07T13:02:39+00:00 February 10th, 2016|dog boarding, dog care, Older Dogs|

  Many people think dogs have to be 12-13 years old  to be considered an “old dog”, but some dogs depending on their breed, weight, and other factors can be considered elderly as early as the age of seven. Great Danes, for instance, usually only live to be about seven or eight. So, a six-year-old [...]

The Final Days: How to Know When It’s Time to Say Goodbye

By | 2017-05-07T17:16:40+00:00 February 10th, 2015|death of a dog, Older Dogs|

  Four years ago on a cool grey winter’s morning, the sky was hinting at drizzle and the phone in my pocket began to vibrate. I was startled and slightly irritated by the interruption and reluctantly reached in and pulled it out. It read “MOM” illuminated brightly on the cold black screen. When my mom [...]

Dog Boys and Dog Girls Love Senior Dogs

By | 2017-05-07T17:54:17+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Boarding, Older Dogs|

  At DogBoy's Dog Ranch, we believe that senior dogs deserve a little extra care during their boarding and day care visits. Senior dogs, also lovingly called "Oldies" often have different needs than our younger, more playful pups.  Here are just a handful of ways we go the extra mile with our geriatric dogs: We [...]