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How to take care of your senior pet

The thing is: dogs and cats age faster than us.

How can we help nurseries to live their lives in the best possible conditions? Let’s see how we can learn and deal with Max and Minette’s injuries.

In the general animal the age of eighteen is considered to be older. At this stage, it becomes more appropriate to develop certain diseases, such as osteoarthritis, cataracts, and diabetes. These common diseases can get under the radar in their initial stages.

WHAT IS THE MONITOR?

Always be aware of changes in your behavior, posture, changes in exercise.

Minette was sleeping in the window, and now she uses the pillow on the floor! Max-le-gourmand now seems to lack appetite, but drank a lot of water?

Other symptoms, such as urinating outside the litter box or, more often, weight loss or even cloudy eyes can hide a medical problem that has developed with age, and which your veterinarian can help with your animals.

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CHRONIC PAIN

As you age, a friend is furious with prolonged illnesses. Animals are great for hiding their annoyance, how do you know if your partner is in silence? Look at it.

Does he seem more lethargic, or more often remains alone? If you own a cat, be very careful that felines spend about 18 hours a day resting. It is, therefore, more easily changed in this species.

Also, pay attention to your pet’s feelings. If she seems to be more impatient with other domestic animals, seems to avoid interaction, or even can’t stand the kind of lying down which she was enjoying, this might be telling your loyalists that they are not the best.

In itself, old age, not disease, but old age, pain or dysfunction, can last forever. But they are now much better controlled with medication and other tools, such as foods and specialized treatments, to be used frequently in combinations.

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IMPORTANT GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT

Depending on the stage of life and the general animal’s condition, your veterinarian will prompt you to complete an annual germ-check that includes a physical examination, a complete number of blood, and perhaps a urinalysin.

By doing this regularly, your veterinarian will have baseline metrics for Max or Minette health compared from year to year. And then, if the health of your beloved member deteriorates, this information might facilitate your veterinarian’s diagnosis and the speed with which interventions might be in the bundle. Everyone wins!

AND THE LAUGHTER!

Oral health has a great impact on our overall health. Severe diseases result from oral hygiene.

In closing, consider other factors such as gender, weight, housing, diet, genetics, and quality of care that can be weighed on a scale of length of care. Either way, enjoy the moments you share with your friends. These are moments of pure happiness, which we wish to extend as far as possible.

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ATTENTION SIGNS

You are the best person to make known changes in your pet nurses. Trust your instincts and talk with your veterinarian if you notice the following signs:

  • Inedia
  • Weight loss
  • Sudden or chronic weight gain
  • Growth in the body
  • More frequent urination
  • Excessive water consumption
  • Loss of muscle mass
  • Increase or decrease the frequency of worship
  • coat change
  • Chronic or sometimes lameness
  • evil spirit
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