We all get older and our beloved fur babies do too!

October 13, 2021
We all get old and so do our beloved fur babies.

We all get old and so do our beloved fur babies. A dog is considered a senior at age 7 and a cat is a senior at age 10! What can pet owners do to help ensure their senior pet continues to have a good quality of life while they age?

Here are some tips for dog owners:

Overall Health

路聽聽聽聽聽Yearly visits to the vet for a physical exam, as your dog ages your veterinarian may recommend bloodwork, x-rays etc.

Help support a healthy weight

路聽聽聽聽聽Increase physical activity like longer walks or more playtime at the dog park

路聽聽聽聽聽Consult with your veterinarian regarding your pup鈥檚 nutritional needs like a low -fat diet.

Help relieve aches and pains

路聽聽聽聽聽Orthopedic beds for those aching bones

路聽聽聽聽聽Toys to keep them active

路聽聽聽聽聽Steps and ramps to get in/out of the car or onto/off furniture

路聽聽聽聽聽Elevated food and water bowls to help with arthritis

Care for their digestive health

路聽聽聽聽聽Slow feeder to slow down their eating habits to help with digestion

路聽聽聽聽聽Consult with your vet to see if a prescription diet food or supplements is a good idea for your pup

Dental Care

路聽聽聽聽聽Routine oral cleaning by a licensed veterinarian

路聽聽聽聽聽Dental friendly dog treats or bones designed to help remove tarter and plaque

路聽聽聽聽聽Doggy friendly toothpaste and brush for maintenance and preventative care

Here are some tips for cat owners:

Overall Health

路聽聽聽聽聽Yearly visits to the vet for a physical exam, as your cat ages your veterinarian may recommend bloodwork, x-rays etc.

Help support a healthy weight

路聽聽聽聽聽Increase physical activity 鈥 cats aren鈥檛 much on physical activity so you may have to be creative. Cats love laser pointers to chase

路聽聽聽聽聽Consult with your veterinarian regarding your kitty鈥檚 nutritional needs like a low -fat diet.

Help relieve aches and pains

路聽聽聽聽聽Orthopedic beds for those aching bones

路聽聽聽聽聽Toys to keep them active

路聽聽聽聽聽Steps to get on/off furniture

路聽聽聽聽聽Elevated food and water bowls to help with arthritis

Care for their digestive health

路聽聽聽聽聽Consult with your vet to see if a prescription diet food or supplements is a good idea for your kitty

Dental Care

路聽聽聽聽聽Routine oral cleaning by a licensed veterinarian

路聽聽聽聽聽Dental friendly cat treats designed to help remove tarter and plaque

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