Posts in Category: Senior Pet Care
Demystifying Senior Cat Care
Whether you’ve been with your senior cat since kittenhood, or you adopted them later on in their life, you may have some concerns about what they need. While their dietary considerations and lifestyles can change drastically over time, age-related shifts can be slow and subtle. In order to meet your aging cat where they are (or, even better, anticipate where they’ll be), we offer some insight into the most important elements of senior cat care.Continue…
When It Comes to Laser Therapy, We’ve Got Your Pet Covered
Here at The Whole Pet Vet Hospital and Wellness Center, we take pride in addressing the whole pet. This means that we look at the many facets that comprise pet health in order to support longevity and enhance vitality.
Our services include traditional treatments as well as integrative holistic care to best care for a pet’s needs. It’s exciting to be on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine as a way to fully see and treat your pet. Among the many non-invasive modalities we offer, laser therapy is one of our favorites.Continue…
Turning Back the Clock: How Senior Pet Wellness Can Keep Your Pet Healthy
The effects of age can be noticeable for anyone, including our best fur friends. There are certain changes that take place in pets that can set them up for disease and conditions that impede their normal life.
Thankfully, our pets are living longer than ever before! We have come a long way in preventative veterinary care, advancements in surgery and treatment, and a growing awareness of the importance of nutrition and exercise in the lives of our pets.
The team at The Whole Pet Vet Hospital and Wellness Center wants to emphasize how advantageous senior pet wellness care is to your four-legged friend, and what it is all about. Let’s take a closer look.Continue…
Filtering Out the Key Points in Feline Chronic Kidney Disease
At The Whole Pet Vet Hospital & Wellness Center, we love cats. These extraordinary creatures amaze us day in and out with their beauty, resilience, and resolve. Each of us has our weaknesses, though, and for many cats their weak spot seems to be their renal system.
Feline chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a commonly diagnosed problem in our purring patients. In fact it is the most common condition diagnosed in our cat population over 10 years of age, making it very important for our pet parents to understand and acknowledge.Continue…
Beyond Bloodwork: Advanced Senior Wellness Pet Care
Advancements in veterinary medicine have helped to increase longevity and enhance the quality of life of cats, dogs, and other animal companions. And, when it comes to our geriatric fur pals, one of the best ways we can keep them at their healthiest – while slowing down some of the impact of aging – is through senior wellness pet care.
When is my pet considered a senior?
As you may know, our pets age much more rapidly than we do. One year doesn’t seem like a long time to us, but it comprises a significant portion of the life of a four-legged companion. Continue…