Pet Health

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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Cancer in Senior Pets

Pets today have a better chance of being successfully treated for neoplasia and cancer than they did before, thanks to advances in early recognition, diagnosis and treatment. What are neoplasia, tumors and cancer? Neoplasia is the uncontrolled, abnormal growth of cells or tissues in the body, and the abnormal growth

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Keeping your Dog Healthy in their Golden Years

Due to improved veterinary care and dietary habits, pets are living longer now than they ever have before. One consequence of this is that pets, along with their owners and veterinarians, are faced with a whole new set of age-related conditions. In recent years there has been extensive research on

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Do Senior Cats Need Supplements?

As cats age, there are a myriad of ailments they can develop that can be distressing not only for your cat, but for the whole family. A cat who was once young and energetic may appear more lethargic and tired, and may not appear to engage in activities or playtime

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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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Which Multivitamins do Senior Pets Need?

There are a wide variety of multivitamins on the market for senior pets. Deciding on a vitamin that will help your pet can be challenging. If your small dog or cat is over the age of 7, or your large dog is over the age of 6, it may be

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What is Hemp and is it Safe for Elderly Pets

As pets age, they are more prone to developing illnesses that can affect mobility such as arthritis, hip dysplasia, or other issues. As more and more hemp products become available on the market with claims to help senior pet mobility, more and more of our pet parents have asked if

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Osteoarthritis in Senior Dogs

Has your pet slowed down since getting older? It is a sad fact of life that many of our pets develop arthritis or other joint problems as they age. Arthritis is a very common problem in dogs, particularly in seniors and larger breeds. While there is not a cure for this progressive and

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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 prone to develop incontinence and female dogs are more likely to develop urinary incontinence. Certain large breed dogs are more

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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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