Aaron Epstein's 14-year-old Australian Shepherd-mix, Sam, was losing weight and his appetite wasn't the same. "I just thought he was getting old because in addition to not eating with the same vigor, he was slowing down a bit, wasn't able to walk as far, and sleeping a little too much," Epstein
More and more senior dogs and cats are being dumped at shelters because they are "too old" They do not deserve to live out their golden years in an uncaring place where no one cares whether they live or die. And usually, they DO die. They die because most shelters consider them to be unadoptable.
POSTED ON FEBRUARY 18, 2013 New post on Our Dachshund Sophie By Abby Thomas Several weeks ago now, my grandmother became ill and was admitted to the hospital for treatment. Her condition quickly became serious, and after a cascade of events occurred, she was placed on hospice care and
This story about a handicapped dog, Sophie, and her human is a tender, revealing look at the bond between a pet and a family that tells the heart of hospice; it's all about family...Our Dachshund Sophie This morning as I was showering, I noticed Sophie lying peacefully on the floor beside the