Caring for a senior pet often requires additional attention be given to health and safety issues. Frequently senior pets are more susceptible to health problems or injury than they were at a younger age. Mobility is also common issue with older pets. Mobility problems are often caused by arthritis, but can result from other muscle and joint problems too. The following information is intended as a guide to a number of the common problems that senior cats and dogs face. Whether adopting an older pet or caring for an existing pet, understanding the care that senior pets require can help. Many times awareness of potential health problems can lessen the impact that it may have on a pet.
Caring for Your Aging Cat
Adopting a Senior Dog
Caring for an Older Dog
Caring for a Sick Pet
Caring for Rare or Severe Veterinary Problems