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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Paying for Senior Pet Care

We are a publicly-supported 501C3 nonprofit. Your purchase through links on our site supports our mission. Learn more. As pets age, they often require more care and trips to the veterinarian.…

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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…

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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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Itchy Pets and Constant Licking in Elderly Pets

Many dogs and cats lick and scratch as result of itching (also called pruritis). The most common cause of itching is allergies, skin disease, dry skin, external parasites, infections and…

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Top Ten Foods You Should Not Feed Your Senior Pet

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, cats and small dogs are considered seniors at age 7; large dogs are considered seniors at age 5 or 6. Owners should be…

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