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Common Aging Issues in Dogs and Cats

November is Senior Pet Month at the Beausejour Animal Hospital. As our pets age they often face common age-related health challenges, just as we do as we get older. It can be difficult to tell if an animal is ill or in pain as they tend not to act sick until the condition is severe. [...]

Common Aging Issues in Dogs and Cats2017-08-16T18:43:59+00:00

Adjusting to life with a new pet

Choosing a new pet to bring into the family is very exciting. This article will focus on dogs and cats but there are other exotic pets to choose from. It is important to think realistically about what type of pet best suits you. If you are looking for a purebred dog or cat make sure [...]

Adjusting to life with a new pet2017-08-16T18:44:27+00:00

Pets and Poison

We love our cats and dogs. It’s safe to say our world is better with a faithful pet in it. But my goodness, they will chow down on just about anything and everything. Unfortunately most cannot read the labels on our foods, household products and plants. I say most because I knew a Standard Poodle [...]

Pets and Poison2017-08-16T18:45:26+00:00

The Importance of Wellness Exams, Bloodwork and Urine Analysis in your Senior Pet

As your pet ages it becomes more important to consider having regular physicals, bloodwork and urine analysis performed to check their general health status. A dog over 7 years old and a cat over 8 years old is considered a senior. It is recommended that older animals have a physical exam, bloodwork and urine analysis [...]

The Importance of Wellness Exams, Bloodwork and Urine Analysis in your Senior Pet2017-08-16T18:47:56+00:00

Senior Wellness – Osteoarthritis Pain Management

Arthritis is a common issue in aging dogs and cats. It can be the result of an inherited joint abnormality, a previous injury or just wear and tear over the pet’s lifetime. Signs that your pet may be suffering from osteoarthritis include: limping, stiffness while walking, difficulty getting up or laying down and reluctance to [...]

Senior Wellness – Osteoarthritis Pain Management2017-08-16T18:48:16+00:00

November is Senior Pet Month!

Who is a Senior Pet? A senior dog is over the age of 7 and a senior cat is over the age of 8. Congratulations our 2016 Senior Dog Winner Riley - Submitted by Rob F. Congratulation to 2016 Senior Cat Winner Lucy  - Submitted by Jen W. Thanks to everyone who sent in photos [...]

November is Senior Pet Month!2017-08-16T18:48:45+00:00
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