Senior pet cognitive dysfunction refers to age-related changes in cognitive ability. Changes in cognition can occur at the same time as other medical disorders.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a complex condition involving inflammation and degeneration of one or more joints. Dogs with OA experience pain and inflammation in various joints that interfere with the activities of daily living.
Walking is an adventure! Your dog will love all of the new sights, smells, and sounds encountered while strolling. These tips can help make that walk more enjoyable!
“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Is there any truth in this old adage?
Bladder stones (uroliths or cystic calculi) are rock-like formations of minerals that develop in the urinary bladder. There may be a large, single stone or a collection of stones that range in size from sand-like grains to gravel.
Improved nutrition, infectious disease prevention, and advances in veterinary medicine have resulted in our cats living longer and healthier lives.
Dogs older than seven years of age are considered senior pets. Senior dogs are in the stage of life where aging begins to affect every organ system.
While urinary tract disorders are fairly common in cats, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are fairly uncommon.
We celebrate our pets! We have cake on their birthdays. We wrap presents for them on the holidays. We buy them special toys when they are sick. When they pass on, we are sad, but we can also celebrate their life one more time.
Parvo, or canine parvovirus (CPV) infection, is a relatively new disease that appeared for the first time in dogs in 1978. Because of the severity of the disease and its rapid spread through the canine population, CPV has aroused a great deal of public interest.