Elderly Pet Care Blog

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.…

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Paying for Senior Pet Care

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…

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Rehoming Your Senior Pet

https://youtu.be/GrInTe3w2-4 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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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