Jet as a Young Puppy - Copyright PhilosophyofDog.com 2017

What Will You Do When…

A question that I get asked more frequently than I would like is "what will you do when..." I know what they want to ask, but rarely do people ever finish the sentence. After all, it would be rude to…
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Owning a Senior Dog

Commonly Asked Questions About Owning a Senior Dog

When people talk about adopting a new dog, they rarely talk about owning a senior dog. This lack of discussion is likely one reason why there are so many questions about senior dog ownership. As someone who champions senior dogs,…
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Bernese Mountain Dog

8 Things You Really Need to Stop Doing to Your Dog

Chances are that if you are reading my blog, you are a dog lover. Even dog lovers take things a little too far sometimes, though. I know what you're thinking - "Who? Me?" Yes, you. While we may be dog…
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Owning a Senior Dog

10 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Have a Senior Dog

Today, I cleaned up what is perhaps the worst potty accident Jet has had in the last year...okay, perhaps the giardia + incontinence was worse, but this WAS pretty bad. As I cleaned the floor, Jet's paws, myself, and got…
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Jet Kisses Copyright PhilosophyofDog.com

Whatever It Takes

When you bring home a dog you make a commitment. Actually, let me rephrase that. When you bring home a dog, you are SUPPOSED to make a commitment. That commitment means loving your dog and providing for them. It means…
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Senior Labrador Copyright to PhilosophyofDog.com

The Cost of Owning a Dog

Once upon a time, my lumbering senior Labrador was a tiny, naked belly having, bundle. One thing my boy has never been, however, is cheap. If Jet was a person, he'd be the kind that ordered the 8lb, fresh Maine…
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