The 50+ Dog Owner
THE 50+ DOG OWNER: Complete Dog Parenting for Baby Boomers and Beyond is the essential guide for anyone over 50 who is contemplating life with - or who already lives with - a dog. It Includes:
- How to select a dog who best matches your lifestyle and living arrangements
- Step-by-step calculation of costs associated with acquiring, feeding, grooming, training and health care
- Easy-to-follow care and training advice
- Information on canine-friendly housing options
- Selection of products and services to make life easy for the over-50 dog owner
- How to travel with your dog and not cramp your style
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Older Dog Owners Have Different Needs
What if I don't outlive my dog? What will happen to my pet?
These are some of the questions that concern the older pet owner.
Those questions and many more are answered in the newly released The 50+ Dog Owner: Complete Dog Parenting for Baby Boomers and Beyond (TFH Publications Inc., $24.95) by Mary Jane Checchi.
The book is designed to help aging empty nesters, those still working and retirees who already own dogs or are contemplating getting a dog. It encourages elderly dog owners to identify concerns and then shows how simple it can be to surmount or detour around problems
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Dogwise.com September 2010
Great book for shelters to suggest to senior adoption prospects and geared towards the senior owner.
Written in an engaging, straightforward, senior-to-senior style by a proud member of the 50+ club, the in-depth expert advice is both easily accessible and appropriate for seniors who want, or already have, the companionship of a dog. The topics covered are especially relevant to any senior whether an empty-nester, newly retired, or widowed and include travel, housing, cost of care, and equipment, as well as the numerous health benefits linked to dog ownership for those with depression, loneliness, high blood pressure, and heart disease.
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