>> Friday, November 21, 2008
Toby is getting old. Wait, let me rephrase that, he is old. He will be 11 next spring. That’s old for a large breed (he’s a St Bernard/Great Pyrenees mix. Definitely not tiny…) He’s been a wonderful dog, especially with the girls. He’s been gentle and loving, hasn’t shown any jealousy or tendency to snap ever. And he’s so protective of us all.
With his advancing age we’ve noticed some issues. Mainly bowel incontinence at night. Luckily it’s not piles, but instead hard “nuggets” that seem like he isn’t really aware of them as he moves around. It’s not something I want to bother my vet with but something I wanted to look into a bit, so I turned to a new pet care information site I found. Petwave.com has a comprehensive pet health library and is very easy to use and navigate.
You can also create profiles for your pets and even keep track of vet records online. It’s a great resource if you have a dog or cat.