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Grey Matters Blog celebrates senior dogs and provides a resource for the people who care for them. It draws upon the wealth of knowledge and experience with senior dogs offered by The Grey Muzzle Organization community. Our contributors will share articles on senior dog care, as well as relevant news, success stories from our grantee organizations, and more. 

Keeping Your Senior Dog Safe on Planes & in Airports By Denise Fleck, The Pet Safety Crusader™

Adult beagle in a crate
Recently, a member of The Grey Muzzle family, encountered two separate instances of dogs fighting while travelling. According to our Vice-President Jessica Rothfuss: One fight occurred on the plane during boarding while the other happened in the airport. A small dog had a carrier but was not really in it as it was unzipped. The dog barked and carried on whenever it saw another dog and got into a fight with a larger leashed dog. The on-board fight also occurred with an on- leash dog. It was unclear if any of the canines were emotional support as none were wearing vests or any ID to indicate...

How to Teach Your Dog to Watch DOGTV

Small brown dog sitting on a couch.
The way dogs watch television is different than the way humans do. When we sit down to watch a program, and it’s one we like, our attention is raptly held by the images on the screen as well as the story unfolding before us. Our dogs benefit from the audio visual programming that DOGTV provides, but he may not curl up on the couch and stare at the screen.

Conquer Dog Nail Trims With Confidence: Take Dr. Buzby's online course to master dog nail trims without fear and support senior dogs along the way

This is an excerpt from Dr. Buzby’s DIY Dog Master Course: Nail Trimming Without Fear , a blog post on the Pet Safety Crusader TM website. It has been republished with permission and for exclusive use by Grey Muzzle. The original article may be found here .

Omega 3s and Your Senior Dog by Denise Fleck

The purpose and intent of the information presented in this article is to encourage thought and discussion among pet caregivers and their veterinarians about the benefits of fish oil. Grey Muzzle is inspired by Fiona's story and her dedication to Rosie's health, but in no way is endorsing or recommending the Newflands product. It is simply highlighted to tell a heart-warming story of the love we feel for our senior dogs and showcase how some fish oil products may be beneficial to senior dog health.

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