You Won’t Regret This

WOW…. All can say is thank you. We had an aging chocolate lab that suffered a spinal stroke and lost use of her leg hind leg. She had a lot of difficult walking on the hardwood and the ceramic, especially when wet. First application lasted almost two weeks, she...

Glad We Decided To Try This!

Our dog doesn’t seem to mind it and doesn’t try to lick it or chew it off, so that’s great. And it isn’t abrasive, so we haven’t seen any scratching on our floor from it. I’m really glad we decided to try this! A. Murphy

What are the symptoms of kidney problems in cats?

This question actually a lot more involved then what some may think. Kidney disease is one of the most common diseases in senior cats, it is estimated that 80% of cats over 15 will develop kidney disease. It’s most common in cats 10-15 years of age. What have we...

How do I take care of a senior cat?

This is an excellent question and, if you are reading this I love that you are asking about this subject! That is what we at Pawtology have dedicate our whole lives to; teaching you how to take care of your senior pets. Take a look around our site and follow our blogs...

What is the best senior pet food?

Ok, so the first thing that I have to say is that the world of pet food is driven by marketing, at least a lot of it. In reality, there are not specific ingredients or qualifications that a diet has to meet to be called a senior food except that it must be able to be...

Is It Okay to Feed a Younger Dog a “Senior” Dog Food?

The short answer to this is yes! You can stop reading if that is all you wanted to know! However, the detailed answer is going to shock a lot of you. Believe it or not, in most cases senior pet foods are just marketing. There are no definitions for what makes up a...

How Long Are Dog Years or How Many Human Years is My Dog or Cat?

The answer to this question isn’t as easy as it once was. We used to say a standard seven human years for every dog year. Now, we know that different sizes of dogs age differently. Smaller breed dogs frequently live longer lives, so a year of their life is less human...

Is Grooming Safe for Senior Cats?

Contrary to what I said about dogs, I am quite a bit more worried about taking a senior cat into the groomer. Why? It has to do with senior cats and their ability to hide diseases…in this case, I am specifically talking about heart issues. Cats are notorious for...

Is Grooming Safe for Senior Dogs with Health Issues?

The answer to this question is – “it depends.” By that, I mean, it has everything to do with what health issues your senior dog has at the present time. I do suggest that it is worth speaking with the groomer to see if they have experience working with senior...

What Causes Sudden Weight Gain in Cats and Dogs?

Well, there is good news and bad news. In most cases, weight gain is caused by simply overeating. With cats especially, since they are very small, even a tiny amount of weight gain can be very noticeable. We are learning more and more that obesity is a very serious...