Leida Visee

Caring for your canine

Let’s work on your dog’s future
Leida Visee

Caring for your canine

Let’s work on your dog’s future
Jimmy’s Walk

Jimmy’s Walk

Today I'm feeling incredibly grateful. I have those moments fairly often, but today there's an extra special moment with a golden touch, and it's all about Jimmy's walk. Jimmy is a bit of an unlucky fellow who's also had his share of luck. He's a medium-sized dog, a...

Needing glasses?

Needing glasses?

One change that is common in older dogs is age-related cataracts. In this, the lenses in the eyes gradually become somewhat cloudy instead of transparent, as seen in the young dog. We can see this as a slightly bluish haze in our dog's eyes, especially if the light...

Rebellious or loss of hearing?  

Rebellious or loss of hearing?  

Not every dog becomes hard of hearing or deaf with age, but it is quite common for hearing to become markedly impaired in later years. Hearing can also sometimes appear variable, leaving us in doubt: if my dog does not respond to my calling, is he defying me, or...

Superfoods for health and longevity – part 6

Superfoods for health and longevity – part 6

In the final part of my mini-series on foods for humans that are also very good for dogs, I would like to address unsafe foods and additives for our dogs. Extensive lists of foods supposedly "toxic" for dogs are all over the Internet. When you add up all these lists,...

Superfoods for health and longevity – part 5

Superfoods for health and longevity – part 5

Today is the second-to-last part of my mini-series on superfoods you can add to your dog's food today, whether you feed kibble, canned, cooked, raw, or a combination.  Each food I write about has unique properties that can contribute to better health and a longer...

Comforting your dog, should you do it or not? 

Comforting your dog, should you do it or not? 

In this time of New Year celebrations with fireworks (here in the Netherlands, a lot of this is happening in December), the loud bangs cause anxiety for many dogs. I occasionally come across the question of whether you should comfort your scared dog. This could be a...

Christmas time…

Christmas time…

Hopefully a time of warmth and good company, and thankfully, it usually is. What it certainly is: a time when everything is "different than usual." We cook and eat other things than usual, get visitors, and/or go on visits.  Routines change. Sometimes, we visit people...

Superfoods for health and longevity – part 4

Superfoods for health and longevity – part 4

Today we are already on part 4  of my mini series of blog posts about superfoods you can start adding to your dog’s bowl, whether you feed a diet of kibble, canned, cooked,  raw or a combination of those.  Every single one of the foods I will write about has special...

Superfoods for health and longevity – part 3

Superfoods for health and longevity – part 3

Here is part 3 of my mini series of blog posts about superfoods you can start adding to your dog’s bowl today, whether you feed a diet of kibble, canned, cooked,  raw or a combination of those.  Every single one of the foods I will write about has special attributes...

Super Senior: The Gold in the Gray

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