Senior Pet Care Guide – Part 3

Senior Pet Care Guide – Part 3

Incontinence As muscles and nerves weaken with age, just as we see weakness in the hind legs, we can also see weakness in the muscles that control the bladder or rectum in your senior pet. This can result in urinary and/or fecal incontinence. Older pets may also have...
Senior Pet Care Guide – Part 2

Senior Pet Care Guide – Part 2

Hearing Loss By 8-10 years of age, most of our pets will have some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss can pose safety concerns if they should become lost or if we need to call them away from a dangerous situation. Unfortunately, accurate assessment of hearing levels...
Senior Pet Care Guide – Part 1

Senior Pet Care Guide – Part 1

There are many changes that can occur in our pets as they age. These changes may require us to care for them differently than we may have when they were younger. This 4-part series/guide is intended to help you recognize the signs or symptoms common in your...
Canine Allergies

Canine Allergies

What are allergies? An allergy is an abnormal reaction of the body’s immune system to typically harmless environmental substances. Normally, the role of the immune system is in fighting off foreign agents, such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses to protect the body from...