Senior Pet Care

As our furry companions age, they require special attention, care, and consideration to ensure they live a comfortable and happy life in their golden years. Just like humans, pets experience physical and physiological changes as they get older, which can lead to various health issues. That's why Dr. Ruth Roberts create this support protocol a collection of supplements to support your senior cats and dogs.

From managing Allergies, G.I Issues, Liver disease, Kidney Failure, Immune boosting supplements, Cancer, and other major health hurdles, these supplements are proven to help thousands of dogs and cats battling these diseases in a whole-food way specially in their senior years.

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Senior Pet Health

As our beloved pets age, they start a new chapter of life that requires a little extra care and attention. Just like humans, senior pets have specific health needs that, when addressed thoughtfully, can lead to a happy, comfortable, and fulfilling retirement. Let’s explore the essential aspects of senior pet health, from diet and exercise to mental well-being and emotional support. Let's ensure our furry friends enjoy their golden years to the fullest!

What is considered a senior pet? 

Senior pets, typically classified as those around 7 years and older, undergo various physical and physiological changes. These may include decreased energy levels, joint stiffness, and potential cognitive decline. Recognizing these changes is the first step towards providing the best care possible.

How to maintain your senior pet's health

✅ Tailoring Exercise Routines

Senior pets may not have the same vigor as their younger selves, but they still benefit greatly from regular exercise. Adjusting their routine to include shorter, gentle walks and incorporating mental stimulation activities can help keep them engaged and happy.

✅ Balanced diet

A balanced diet is a cornerstone of senior pet health. Consult with a veterinarian to determine the right diet for your aging companion, taking into account factors like weight management, joint support, and any specific dietary restrictions.

✅ Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Weight management is crucial for senior pets. Obesity can exacerbate existing health conditions and strain joints, while being underweight may signal underlying issues. Regular vet check-ups can help monitor and adjust your pet's weight as needed.

✅ Prioritizing Dental Health

Dental issues are common in senior pets and can lead to discomfort and even systemic health problems. Regular dental check-ups and at-home care can prevent dental disease and maintain overall well-being.

✅ Addressing Joint Health

Arthritis and joint problems are prevalent in senior pets. Provide comfortable bedding, low-impact exercise, and consider joint supplements or medications under the guidance of a veterinarian to improve their quality of life.

✅ Managing Cognitive Health

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS) is a condition that can affect senior pets, leading to disorientation and changes in behavior. Environmental enrichment, mental stimulation, and specialized diets or supplements can help manage CDS.

✅ Nurturing Emotional Well-being

Changes in routine, environment, or the loss of companions can affect a senior pet's emotional well-being. Provide a stable and loving environment, along with regular social interactions and mental stimulation, to help them navigate these changes with ease.

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