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Special Considerations for Senior Dogs

Dogs are considered seniors at the age of seven. At this time the ageing process begins to affect multiple body organs and systems, and special consideration should be made in caring for our senior pets.

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Feeding Senior and Mature Dogs

As your pet becomes a senior, their nutritional requirements will change. Although age is not a disease, senior dogs become more vulnerable to health conditions such as kidney disease, heart disease, obesity, and cancers.

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Why You Should Consider Adopting a Senior Pet

For the next couple of months, we will be focusing on our senior pets. If you are thinking about adopting a new furry friend, here are 4 reasons why you should consider a senior pet!

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Age Is Not A Disease – Part 1 (Nutrition)

Just like us, there are many changes that occur in our pets as they age. With proper education and awareness, you can help to maintain your pet as a happy and healthy part of the family for many years, even once they become a senior. By nature, animals will try to hide their signs of […]

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Age Is Not A Disease – Part 2 (Mobility and Pain Control)

Arthritis is part of the aging process. Every animal eventually gets it and because dogs and cats do their very best to hide their pain for as long as possible, most suffer in silence long before their humans take notice, by no fault of our own! Some dogs just have such happy and bouncy personalities, […]

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What is Different about Senior Dog Food?

Approximately 33% of the canine population is made up of senior dogs.

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