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Sophie, at 17, probably our oldest Old Friend

OFSDS: Love Us As We Are

Our Old Friends aren’t perfect – we love them for who they are…. Often we will get comments that are curious or critical of the look of one of our Old Friends…. Too fat, too skinny, bad hair, cloudy eyes, eye gunk, bad skin, you name it. Remember, we are a senior dog rescue, not

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Meet the OFSDS Staff!

This is especially for our friends who watch us on the Explore.org cameras every day. You’ve met our Old Friends, but sometimes you probably wonder who the folks are who care for and work with our Old Friends. This week, I introduce you to the staff at OFSDS…. I asked our lead folks to also

Senior Dogs Blog

Giving Thanks from OFSDS

Happy Thanksgiving To all our Friends, Furry and Human! Every year we pause to give thanks and to be thankful for all the folks who have allowed us to be where we are today. This year has been a year of big change that wouldn’t have been possible without the help of thousands of people


OFSDS: The Reception Area

We’ve been very busy at OFSDS and I want to give you all some updates. Today, I am going to focus on some of the Old Friends who are in our “Reception” area. The Reception area is used for many different purposes, the laundry is attached, the sink is there for twice daily dish washing,

Sherie, Photo by OFSDS

See No Evil, Hear No Evil: Living with Blind & Deaf Dogs

Senior dogs go hand in hand with vision and hearing impairment. Most seniors have declining vision and hearing, and some lose one or both senses entirely. If you were to guess, what would be the worst of the two? Had you asked me a few years ago, I would have said, without a second thought,

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