Senior Dog Articles

How a Pet Ramp May Help Pets into the Car or Furniture

It is not uncommon for pets to have difficulty accessing high places, such as the bed, couch, car or other higher surface in and around your home.  Millions of pets are injured every year attempting to jump up on or get up on higher surfaces, sometimes breaking a leg or

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Maintaining Dental Health: Proper Care for Your Senior Dog’s Teeth

As our furry friends age, their dental health becomes increasingly important. Just like humans, senior dogs can experience dental issues that may impact their overall well-being. By providing proper dental care, you can help keep your senior dog’s teeth healthy and promote their overall quality of life. In this article,

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Should you feed your senior dog table scraps or human food?

As our furry friends age, their nutritional needs change, and we may begin to wonder if we should adjust their diet accordingly. One question that often comes up is whether or not we should feed our senior dogs human food or table scraps. While there is no straightforward answer, there

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Best Car Restraint for Senior Dogs

As our furry friends age, their mobility and agility may decline, making car trips a challenge. Senior dogs can experience joint pain, arthritis, and decreased balance, making it difficult to get in and out of a car. That’s why it’s essential to provide them with a safe and comfortable car

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Common Types of Cancers in Senior Cats & Dogs

Caring for senior pets can be tough. Whether your pets have been with you their whole lives or you adopted them as adults, watching them struggle in old age is heartbreaking. Getting a pet cancer diagnosis is one of the most challenging moments for any pet parent. Fortunately, some cancer

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What To Do If Your Senior Dog is Overweight

Overweight Dogs: What to Do? The best thing that you can do for your overweight dog is to help him or her lose the extra pounds. Though this is important no matter how old your dog is, the truth is that, as he or she ages, extra weight can make

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Exercise Tips for Senior Dogs

Exercise is crucial for all dogs, but especially for senior dogs over the age of 7 if they are a small dog, or over age 6 for larger dogs. It’s important to remember however, that as dogs age and become seniors, it can be challenging to know how to appropriately

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Helping Senior Pets with Mobility

Mobility in Senior Pets As the years go by, some older pets can start to have difficulty with mobility. You may notice your senior dog lagging behind on their usual walks, or perhaps they cannot keep up with younger dogs at the dog park. Some senior cats can also exhibit

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Supplements for Cats & Dogs

As pets become older, many pet owners ask whether supplements and vitamins for dogs and cats are really necessary for feline or canine health. There is little doubt that supplements and vitamins are helpful for people, so if we consider that animals experience many of the same diseases and ailments

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