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  • 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…

  • Is Raw Food Appropriate for a Diabetic Cat

    Senior cats can become very finicky as they age and if they develop an illness like diabetes, it can become critical for them to eat regular meals. A diabetic cat…

  • Itchy Pets and Constant Licking in Elderly Pets

    Many dogs and cats lick and scratch as result of itching (also called pruritis). The most common cause of itching is allergies, skin disease, dry skin, external parasites, infections and…

  • Why a Flat Feeding Plate is Better for Finicky Senior Pets

    As pets age, many become finicky eaters who can make meal time frustrating for pet parents. Pet owners often think that switching to senior pet food, adding wet food, broth,…

  • Personalized Pet Gifts

    A pet’s friendship is one of nature’s many gifts to us. As pet’s age, we start to realize they may not always be with us. A great way to honor…

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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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