Author: Elderly Pet Organization

  • How Open Farm Pet Food Appeals to Senior Pets

    As pets age, issues with meal time can become quite common. Older pets tend to be more finicky at meal time, or some pets are overweight or have health issues…

  • Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Pet Sitter or Dog Walker for your Senior Pet

    According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, a large dog is considered a senior at age 6 and a small dog or cat is considered a senior at age 7.…

  • 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…

  • Paying for Senior Pet Care

    As pets age, they often require more care and trips to the veterinarian. Paying for your senior pet’s care can become challenging if your pet requires surgery or has a…

  • Rehoming Your Senior Pet

    https://youtu.be/GrInTe3w2-4 There may come a time in the course of your pet ownership where you may become unable to care for your pet. Whether it is due to a move,…

  • 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…

  • Top 5 Reasons to Adopt an Elderly Pet

    There are many reasons to adopt a senior pet. Here are the top 5 reasons to adopt a senior. 5. A puppy or kitten can require constant attention. A puppy…

  • 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…

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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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