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How to Ease the Impact of Hip Dysplasia

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Does your dog or cat wobble and limp? Has it gotten worse as they age? If so, your pet may have hip dysplasia, a disorder that causes cats and dogs to have abnormally formed hip joints. Although hip dysplasia is often much more noticeable in aging pets, it actually onsets in early age and worsens over time. Here's an overview on what to do, how to help your pet and why they're struggling.   READ MORE




A Guide to Spotting and Treating Arthritis in Pets

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Arthritis is one of the most common ailments of middle-aged and elderly pets. Similar to its impacts on humans, arthritis in pets causes pain and inflammation in the joints, as a result of a breakdown in the smooth cartilage that covers and protects the bones that form the joint.  READ MORE




Unique Portraits Capture Elderly Pets

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Aging is not for the fainthearted, and that goes for pets too. How do you know when your dog or cat has become a senior? According to vetmedicine.about.com, "as a general rule of thumb, dogs and cats are considered "senior" around age seven. Larger dogs sooner (age 5 or 6), and smaller dogs later (age 8 or 9)."  READ MORE




How to Care for an Elderly Dog or Cat - 101

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Is your dog inching past the seven-year mark? Have you been noticing that your dog tires more easily after playing? As you watch your pet age, it’s natural to wonder how to best care for them and what health issues you need to be informed about. 

That’s why we recommend this simple FAQ from the American Veterinarian Medical Association to give you an overview of geriatric dog health information. To summarize the key areas of your dog’s health that need extra vigilance as they age, pay extra attention to monitoring their diet, weight, mobility, mental health and accessibility of their environment (i.e. if your dog can no longer climb stairs, you may need to modify where they sleep and eat).  READ MORE






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