I’ve been a furmom for over a decade and to this day, there are things I still learn about my senior dog. This is especially true when my family moved to the US and I was left to care for Oreo on my own (the dog on the left is Georgia, who crossed the Rainbow Bridge in 2017). So when I heard that Royal Canin organized Start of Life, A Facebook webinar series about the different stages and milestones of furbabies, I knew I had to go.
The first leg of the series, Royal Beginnings: Kickstart your Puppy’s Best Life, was specifically for puppy owners. Oreo may be a senior dog but I’m sure every furparent agrees that their dogs will forever be babies to them. When I took my role more seriously, I finally understood why my mom kept saying I’m her baby, even if I’m already in my early thirties.
Below are some of the tips I learned from the veterinarians, experts, and furparents who spoke. I’m sure you’ll find them useful: