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Senior Pets

The Dietary Needs of Senior Pets

Today, dogs and cats are living longer than ever before. That’s due, in part, to improved veterinary care and the much closer relationship Guardians have with their pets than 40 years ago. Guardians are better educated, regarding the welfare of their pets, and they are willing to go the extra mile to assure long and […]

Senior Pets: Supporting the Change with Vitamins and Minerals

By Dr. Al Townshend As our beloved pets begin to age, there is always a concern. Over the years, the strong bond that forms between Guardians and their pets becomes more profound and cherished. Understanding that dogs and cat do not live as long as we do can create concern. The Golden Age of a […]

Weight and Your Senior Pet

By Dr. Al Townshend Today, in North America, over half of the household dog and cat population is overweight, and a good portion is obese. Carrying excess weight is a significant stress on a pet’s body and encourages an increased risk of poor health, a lower quality of life, and even a shorter life span. […]

Caring For Your Senior Pet

Aging is a process we will all experience. Unfortunately, our beloved pets will age much faster than we do. Many Guardians wonder how much time their pets have left and how they can slow down the process of aging. By ages 7-8, Veterinary medicine considers most dogs a senior, and cats a senior by age […]

Your Senior Dog

Age Appropriate Food There is no one best food for an older dog. Every dog is an individual. Senior dogs vary in their genetic make-up, life style, history, and environment. It is easy to become confused about deciding on the best food for your older dog. The most important thing is that the food consists […]

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