Pet Care

Caring for Your Senior Cat

According to the American Veterinary Association, cats are considered seniors at age 7. Today, cats are living much longer than they did 10 years ago, thanks in part to advances in vet medical care, better nutrition, and better at home care. Today, it is not unusual for a cat to

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What is CBD and How Can it Help Senior Pets?

What is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) has become more widely available for pets over the past few years, and we receive many questions about whether CBD is helpful or harmful to senior pets. First, let’s explain what CBD actually is because many people confuse it with marijuana. CBD is a compound

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Why a Pet Monitor Camera is Helpful with Senior Pets

As pets age, there are many reasons why a pet monitoring camera can be useful, especially if you have never monitored your pet in the past. Older cats and dogs can start to develop geriatric illnesses and issues that you may want to keep an eye on while you are

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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 your senior pet safe and to give owners piece of mind. Here are some common situations where an pet activity

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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 us working from home, or just being around more than usual and this transition back to the office may

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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, but twice by his owner because the owner was not prepared to care for a senior pet. https://turnto10.com/news/local/fall-river-man-admits-to-abandoning-dog-twice-citing-animals-old-age  This heartbreaking

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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, divorce, or other reason, some owners find themselves in the precarious position of needing to surrender their pet.  Unfortunately, if

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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 don’t love to eat. Pet feeding can become a real source of stress for pet parents, especially if your cat

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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 and health.  You will probably need to shorten your dog’s walks in very cold weather to protect you both from

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