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Senior Pet FAQs
Frequently asked questions about common changes your older dog may be going through and the effects they will have on his lifestyle, and what you can do to make him more comfortable as he ages.

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Age-related Behavior
Age-related behaviors occur in older dogs that suffer from arthritis, separation anxiety, hearing loss or are noise intolerant, confusion, and cognitive disorders.
Age-related Health Conditions
Age-related conditions are common in pets in their 'golden years' and may include, hearing and vision loss, urinary incontinence, degenerative arthritis, heart disease, and kidney or liver disease.
Caring for Your Older Dog
Senior dogs need the best care we can give them with lots of attention, patience, and kindness. Offer a nutritious diet formulated especially for seniors, and an orthopedic bed and elevated feeder to help ease sore joints and muscles.
Caring for Your Senior Cat
Looking to make your senior cat's life more comfortable and enjoyable? Use this simple guide.
Causes of Osteoarthritis in Dogs
Understand why and how degenerative joint diseases affect your pet. Your first steps toward proper arthritis management.
Dealing With Your Cat's Arthritis
Does your senior cat suffer from arthritis? This list of common signs and symptoms can help you and your veterinarian determine if your cat has degenerative joint disease.
Exercise and Older Pets
Moderate dog exercise is vital for older dogs. It helps keep their joints limber and reduces pain when walking or running.
Glucosamine & Chondrotin: How they Work Together
Glucosamine and chrondroitin supplements work together to heal damaged joints caused by hip dysplasia and relieve joint symptoms in your dog.
How to Calculate your Dog's Age
Determining the age of your dog depends on the life expectancy of your dog's breed and many variables in the aging process, particularly in the first few years. Small breeds tend to live longer, giant breeds, have a shorter life expectency.
Joint Support Key Active Ingredients
Find out which joint supplement works best for your dog. Use this handy selection guide to help you determine the best supplement for his condition.
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) for Dogs
Pros and cons of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for dogs
Nutritional Needs of Older Dogs
Senior dogs require a nutritional diet that gives them the same amount of energy to remain active but does not cause them to gain weight.
Pharmacy Spotlight: Rimadyl®
Description of prescription medication Rimadyl® and a success story of one dog who has used the medication to manage hip displaysia.
Prescription Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory
Drugs (NSAIDs) for dogs

Find out about the anti-inflammatory drugs your veterinarian may recommend for your arthritic dog.
Rimadyl or Novox?
Generic equivalents have the same active ingredients, potency, and dosage forms as their brand-name counterparts. This article is all about the arthritis medication Rimadyl and its generic bio-equivalent Novox.
Senior Cat Medical Concerns
Senior cats are susceptible to a variety of common medical conditions and diseases. Find out more.
Senior Pet Care tips
An active mind combined with consistent exercise can have a positive impact on your senior dog, which can help boost his quality of life.
Urinary Incontinence in Dogs Explained
Urinary Incontinence in Dogs Explained


Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) for Dogs
Rimadyl or Novox?
Age-related Health Conditions

Urinary Incontinence in Dogs Explained
Prescription Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory
Drugs (NSAIDs) for dogs

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