Pet Care

  • How an Activity Tracker Can Help Senior Pets

    Older pets need special care and attention, especially if they suffer from certain conditions or ailments. An activity tracker can help senior pets in a variety of ways, to keep…

  • Senior Pet Separation Anxiety & Returning to the Office

    It’s been a long year and a half and now that restrictions have been lifted in many places, people are returning to the workplace. Our furry friends have been accustomed…

  • To Parents of Elderly Pets: You are Not Alone

    The Elderly Pet Organization is a Rhode Island based nonprofit organization and today in our local news, we read with sadness about a senior pet who was abandoned, not once,…

  • 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.…

  • Paying for Senior Pet Care

    We are a publicly-supported 501C3 nonprofit. Your purchase through links on our site supports our mission. Learn more. As pets age, they often require more care and trips to the veterinarian.…

  • Rehoming Your Senior Pet

    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, pregnancy,…

  • 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…

  • Elderly Pet Safety in Cold Weather

    Cold weather can pose serious threats to pet health. Pet’s cold tolerance for cold weather can vary from pet to pet based on their coat, body fat stores, activity level…

  • Elderly Pet Dental Care

    Elderly pets are at higher risk for tooth decay and gum problems than younger pets. Pet parents must be especially vigilant with older pets to ensure that their teeth and…

  • Bathing Elderly Pets

    Bathing pets as they get older can be challenging because elderly pets often have health issues or skin conditions that can make bathing them a challenge. And taking them to…

About Us

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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