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Archive for 'Senior Pets'

Saving a Senior

August 29, 2013

UPDATED: Nov 14, 2013 I’ve been a big advocate of the whole “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra for a long time. Our home is under renovation using vintage materials, I’ve got a composter in the backyard, and I shop at second-hand stores for much of my wardrobe. I’ve realized that, in many ways, I’ve been following the same process with my pets. All my pets are…  

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Ask the Vet: Senior Pets

February 19, 2013

UPDATED: Nov 14, 2013 This, fellow pet afficianados, is the third installment of a three-part series on older pets. To bring you up-to-speed: Post # 1 can be found by clicking here, Veterinarian Q&A: Senior Pets; Post #2 is available here: Older Pets: What You Need to Know. And here is the third installment of this fabulous series… Q: Do elderly pets still require yearly vaccinations?…  

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Veterinarian Q&A: Senior Pets

January 18, 2013

UPDATED: Nov 14, 2013 As veterinary medicine advances, our pets are living longer. That means more pet owners are dealing with the issues that come with age. Here is the next installment of the series, including some of the most common questions I get from pet owners. Q: As my dog ages, are there mental changes I should look for? Sometimes it is hard to…  

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Buckle Up! Keeping Pets Safe in the Car

January 07, 2013

I am pleased that the national calendar finally lists a Pet Travel Safety Day. And its in January – perfect, as this is the month of resolving to improve our habits. If you stop to think about it, we strap in our kids (although, it took years to get this into law nationwide) and we strap down our luggage. Yet, for some reason it’s okay…  

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