Posts in Category: Senior Pet Care
Cats are pretty hardy, what with their nine lives and all, but they aren’t invincible. At The Maywood Veterinary Clinic one of the most common problems that we see in cats is chronic kidney disease.
Feline kidney disease is a common and potentially life-threatening problem that cat owners should understand – after all, knowledge is power.Continue…
Urinary problems in pets are unfortunately common, and can be extremely unpleasant for both the pet and their human family. Indeed, when a pet is experiencing urinary tract difficulties, no one in the home is happy. Learning about what contributes to urinary issues and how to manage them is our best defense against this uncomfortable problem.
Senior pet wellness is improving, thanks to significant advances in veterinary care and technology, along with a greater understanding of the aging process, pets are living longer, healthier lives than ever before.
A pet is generally considered “senior” at around 7 years old, and with many pets now living well into their teens, pet owners will spend significant time on the health and wellness needs of their aging pets.
Along with lifestyle modifications and extra TLC, regular senior pet wellness exams are an integral component of a better quality of life for your best pal.