Senior Dog Club Is Looking For a Loving Home For Annie & Cici To Retire

By Kim Gruebner | April 2, 2024

Annie (13yrs) and Cici (12.5 yrs) are 2 lovely Female Shih-Tzu’s, who’s elderly humans are moving into aged care. They need a new loving home to retire. Preferably together, but separately is also an option.These two girls are both small in size. Cici has had only one eye since she was a puppy.They are both … Read more

Senior Dog Club Is Looking For A Loving Home For Stella To Retire

By Kim Gruebner | February 26, 2024

Stella is a 7 year, 7 mth old Shepherd cross (large) currently located in Auckland.She is an active, social, excitable girl who requires at least an hour a day exercise. Stella is a very loyal dog.Stella is great with kids, she is very excitable around cats.She is best playing with younger dogs, who she is … Read more

Game & Scout are looking for a home to retire – preferably together

By Kim Gruebner | January 4, 2024

Game is a female staffy cross (8 years) and Scout is a male blue healer cross (7 years)These 2 have been outside dogs their whole life. They have not been walked or socialised, so they are dog aggressive due to lack of leadership. They are also not good with cats or any other animals, just … Read more

From the Country to the Coromandel!

By Kim Gruebner | May 9, 2023

Senior Dog Club is very excited to announce…. Molly has found herself a fabulous beach house with a fabulous new Mum, where she gets to retire and be treated like a queen! Long walks on the beach, skipping in the waves, swimming in the calm, daily meetings with the neighbours dog through the fence, lying … Read more

Dr Karen Becker – The Forever Dog (New York Times Bestseller)

By Kim Gruebner | April 12, 2023

I am a huge fan of Dr Karen Becker who is an integrated vet.Integrative Veterinary Medicine is a broad discipline that includes and combines several different aspects of whole-pet care. Techniques blend western medicine with holistic approaches to treatment, and can include spinal manipulation, acupuncture, Chinese & western herbs, physio and rehabilitation, and nutrition. Dr … Read more

Gorgeous Bella Joins The Senior Dog Club

By Kim Gruebner | December 5, 2022

Bellas family were concerned about Bella (nearly 10), living with her human in their retirement village apartment.They had read the Senior Dog Club article in “Stuff”, and decided it would be a good service and time for Bella to find a new family. I met with Bella and her family, we chatted about Bella’s best … Read more

Senior Dog Club Announces Their First Club Member.

By Kim Gruebner | December 4, 2022

Welcome Monty! The Senior Dog Club was contacted by Monty’s family in Autumn 22. Unfortunately his elderly human was no longer able to look after Monty after moving into a rest home. Monty was required to leave his current living situation asap.The same day Monty was rehomed to a Senior Dog Club Carer, where he … Read more

Jackson Galaxy – 7 Things Not To Do To Our Cats, Ever!

By Kim Gruebner | September 17, 2022

Jackson Galaxy is the ultimate Cat Daddy. I recommend all cat owners and cat lovers, subscribe to his YouTube channel, and immerse yourself in all the fun learning. “Out of all 7, don’t do all 7” Don’t declaw your cat(This is more commonly practiced in the US, (the practice is illegal in NZ) Don’t force … Read more

Walking or talking your dog?

By Kim Gruebner | April 18, 2022

Please consider…the dog park is for walking your dog…..not talking your dog.Everyday I walk my pack, I witness a very disappointing and dangerous situation, in the off leash social areas of local dog parks.Dog owners walk their dog, from the carpark to the off leash social area, sit on a park bench, or pace endlessly … Read more

The NZ Animal Welfare Act

By Kim Gruebner | March 27, 2021

Not until I studied Vet Nursing in 2016, was I made aware that all pet owners have legal, moral and ethical obligations, written in a document called the NZ Animal Welfare Act.This made me think it was more than likely, that most kiwis (pet owners or not), were unaware of the NZ Animal Welfare Act.Animal … Read more