Category Archive for "Senior pet care"

Arthritis in Cats

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Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis in cats. Still, it is less common in cats than it is in dogs and produces milder symptoms. The diagnosis of osteoarthritis may be made…

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Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

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first thing that wears out. Like all mammals, dogs and cats have a four-chambered heart, consisting of a left and right upper chambered atrium and a left and right lower chambered ventricle. The left and right atria receive blood from the body and…

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Baby Boomers and Their Pets Never Grow Old (the aging pet)

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“Well, I don’t know, but I’ve been told, you never slow down, you never grow old…” -Tom Petty Our aging population, the “baby boomers”, truly believe that they should never grow old. The desire to remain active and young at…

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