Archives for Lifestage

Senior Pets and Changes to Watch For

Aging and becoming a senior is a part of life. It is inevitable. Sometimes we and our pets are in our golden years, sometimes aging reveals the loss of the quality and functions we appreciated when we were younger. Age is easy to state by date of birth but aging is very hard to understand because of all the influences that factor into the effects: genetics and breed size, sex (if intact), trauma, environment, nutrition, disease of organs related to degeneration, immunological or neoplastic causes, and behaviour. When is my pet considered senior? cats: 10 yrs of age small dogs: 10 years
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