Why is a pet’s age not counted in human years?

We have covered the topic in the past and how to tell whether or not your pet is a senior in both our previous blog and in our senior pet podcast. The issue with reporting a pet’s age in human years is that it is very difficult to get an accurate age and...

How do I bring home a new puppy if I have an older dog?

I think the most important thing I can tell you is that when you have a senior pet and bring home a new puppy it is that you give them the gift of time to acclimate. The first thing to keep in mind is that this is a huge change for your senior dog. They are going from...

Is it okay for a younger dog to eat “senior” dog food?

I covered this on a previous blog but I think it is always worth discussing again. There is no specific requirement for “senior pet foods.” I know that may be a bit tough to read but AAFCO (which is the organization that determines feeding requirements for different...

What will vet clinics look like after Covid?

Again, while this isn’t exactly senior pet related I thought I would put my opinion into the mix on what direction I see vet clinics will look like going forward over the next couple of years. Due to the curbside model, many clinics have chosen to adopt...

Is it unfair to a senior dog to adopt a new puppy?

This is a very common question that I get quite often and it is one of the best thing that you can do for a senior dog and that is to get a puppy. Here are a few reasons why: Activity: Often, having a new puppy around the house causes the senior dog to be more active,...

When will vet clinics open back up?

While this isn’t specifically senior pet related, I thought that it would be worth discussing in a blog post. A lot of things have changed in the last year and vet medicine was not spared. Almost as quickly as lockdowns started, most vet clinics began to adopt a...