Pet Health

How to Keep Senior Pets Safe

Keeping pets safe at home or while traveling can be challenging especially as pets age. A large dog is considered a senior dog at age 5-6 years of age, and smaller dogs and cats are considered seniors at age 7. As pets age, they can develop arthritis or joint injuries

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Does Cataracts Equal Blindness in Pets?

Many people think that when a dog or cat develops cataracts, it means the pet may go blind. In many cases, it is true, cataracts can lead to blindness in animals. However, what many people don’t know is cataracts can often retract over time. This was the case with one

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Is the Anti-Vaccine Movement Hurting Pets?

Vaccines are health products that trigger protective immune responses in pets and prepare them to fight future infections from disease-causing agents. Vaccines can lessen the severity of future diseases and certain vaccines can prevent infection altogether. Today, a variety of vaccines are available for use by veterinarians. But with more

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Diabetes in Older Pets

Diabetes is more common in older pets, but it can also occur in younger or pregnant pets. The disease is more manageable if it is detected early and managed with the help of your veterinarian. The good news is that with proper monitoring, treatment, and diet and exercise, diabetic pets

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Easy Peanut Butter Treats for Elderly Pets

Many elderly pets develop illnesses or become finicky as they age. Homemade dog treats are a much better alternative to store bought treats that are full of preservatives that are not great for pets, especially if your pet has developed sensitivities to certain foods or preservatives. These treats are easy

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