Caring for older dogs & cats

Older dogs & cats are prone to a variety of debilitating diseases & conditions. These include kidney failure, heart disease, dental disease, arthritis, cancer & senility. The good news is that improvements in veterinary care, diagnostic tests, new medications combined with early diagnosis & treatment make it possible for your pet to live a happier and longer life.

Warning signs to look for include: changes in appetite or water consumption, weight gain or loss, repeated vomiting, bad breath, drooling, whining, stiffness or difficulty going up or down stairs. Also any new or changing lumps or growths should be checked out immediately.

If you notice any of these things, please give us a call at 408-264-3550 . We are here 7 days a week to answer your questions and to help you & your pet.

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