Pet Health

How to Help Senior Pets with Arthritis

Elderly pets are more prone to age related arthritis than younger pets. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, pets with arthritis develop pain in the joints and often require medication or natural supplements to help alleviate the soreness and pain they feel. Other products can also help alleviate the

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Paying for Senior Pet Care

Paying for senior pet care: Updated January 2023 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 condition that requires regular medication and treatment. It is a heartbreaking situation

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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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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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Top 5 Exercises for Senior Cats

Undeniably, as our cats grow older, they enjoy lounging more. With this sedentary lifestyle comes an increased risk of obesity, which leads to other health concerns such as diabetes or heart disease. So, it’s essential to help your senior cats stay active during those older years! Below, find our countdown

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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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What if your pet has a pre existing condition?

If your pet has a pre existing condition or accident and you are concerned about the high cost of potential vet bills, you may have considered pet insurance as an option. Unfortunately, there are no pet insurance policies for pets with pre existing conditions. So if you pet recently had

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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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