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  • What Senior Pets can Teach Us About Facing Adversity

    by Kathy M. Finley, contributor This article was written by author Kathy M. Finley – an avid pet lover and someone who has spent a lifetime overcoming adversity by watching…

  • Does Your Senior Pet Qualify as an Emotional Support Animal?

    Pet owners who qualify their pet as an emotional support animal, or ESA , can receive certain benefits that they may not ordinarily receive. What is an Emotional Support Animal…

  • Osteoarthritis in Senior Dogs

    Has your pet slowed down since getting older? It is a sad fact of life that many of our pets develop arthritis or other joint problems as they age. Arthritis is a very…

  • Tips and Tricks for First Time Cat Owners

    Adopting a cat is a wonderful way to enrich your life. Some studies reflect that cat  owners are healthier, enjoy better sleep, and are less likely to suffer from loneliness.…

  • Do Older Pets Need Health Insurance?

    By Beth Wymer Article is written by Pumpkin Pet Insurance’s agency with permission to republish on the Elderly Pet Organization’s website.  The Elderly Pet organization is not a licensed insurance…

  • Which food bowl is best for older cats?

    As cats age, they can become fussy eaters who may balk at their once beloved food dish. Senior cats, over age 7, often develop issues with digestion, which can exacerbate…

  • Do Large Breed Older Dogs Need Orthopedic Pet Beds?

    Large breed dogs such as mastiff, great dane or other big dogs have special needs and health issues that other smaller breeds don’t have. As these dogs age, these health…

  • How to Help a Senior Dog with Incontinence

    As dogs get older, they may start to lose control over their bladder and bowels. Oftentimes, incontinence can be a symptom of several types of conditions. Certain breeds are more…

  • Top 10 Reasons Your Senior Dog or Cat is Finicky

    As pets age, pet feeding can become more challenging especially if your senior pet has become more finicky during meal time. Although it may seem counter-intuitive, some older pets just…

  • How a Pet Stroller May Help Your Senior Dog or Cat

    Traveling with a pet can be challenging with even the most well behaved, calm, able-bodied pets. But there are certain situations when getting from point A to point B with…

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The Elderly Pet Organization is a 501C3 non profit organization whose mission is to provide information and education about senior pets. Our goal is to end senior pet abandonment and premature euthanization, while increasing senior pet adoptions throughout the US. We accept donations of unwanted items, as well as cash donations to help us with our cause. Read more about us.

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