SENIOR PETS

Aging is an unavoidable part of life, and when it comes to our pets, some will age without any major issues, and some will need a little extra TLC.

 

It is important to know what age-related changes look like and how to manage them appropriately, so we can ensure our pets are comfortable.

ITCHY SKIN

Is your dog constantly itching, rubbing, or biting at their skin? Does it feel like you have tried everything?


Your pet may have atopic dermatitis, or atopy, an inflammatory, chronic skin disease.

 

Like hay fever in humans, dogs can be allergic to pollen, grasses, dust mites, and other environmental allergens that cause this unpleasant reaction...

DENTAL DISEASE

Dental disease is one of the most common but preventable diseases in pets.

 

It is not only painful and
uncomfortable, but the procedure to clean and remove teeth becomes more complicated and often more
costly the longer it is left untreated.

GRASS SEEDS

Is your dog constantly itching, rubbing, or biting at their skin? Does it feel like you have tried everything?


Your pet may have atopic dermatitis, or atopy, an inflammatory, chronic skin disease.

 

Like hay fever in humans, dogs can be allergic to pollen, grasses, dust mites, and other environmental allergens that cause this unpleasant reaction...

STAYING ACTIVE

It can be hard to get out of your warm bed or off the cosy couch on a winter’s morning for exercise, and your
pet can feel the same way too!


It's important to continue exercising your pet in winter, as well as keeping them mentally stimulated.

 

Being cooped up inside can encourage destructive and other negative behaviours.

EASTER HAZARDS

Easter can be an exciting time for both adults and children.

 

While we prepare for Easter, it is essential to keep an eye on potential dangers for your furry friend...