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Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

In animal shelters, puppies and kittens get adopted the quickest. While younger pets are great, senior pets have a lot of love left to give and make an excellent addition to any family.

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A Focus on Royal Canin Senior Consult

There are so many diets designed for senior pets. It can be hard to know which one is best to feed them.

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Why I Chose Pets Plus Us Insurance for My Cat

Many of our staff pets here at Eastern Shore Veterinary Hospital have pet insurance. This is because if they get into any sort of accident or become ill, finances do not add to an already stressful situation.

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Arthritis in Pets

Arthritis in pets is also known as (DJD) Degenerative Joint Disease. Arthritis develops as a result of abnormal rubbing within the joints due to age, wear and tear of the ligaments and joints, and old injuries. This leads to the cartilage surrounding the joints deteriorates. All animals can develop arthritis at any stage of their […]

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Weight and Exercise for Senior Pets

As pets age, their metabolism seems to slow down. This, along with a tendency towards developing metabolic and endocrine diseases such as diabetes and hypothyroidism, can lead to weight gain and/or failure to lose weight. Senior pets still need lots of nutrients, so increasing exercise is often times better than cutting back on their food […]

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COVID-19 Pet Advice Part 2: Managing Cats' Increased Stress Due to Changes at Home

As a veterinarian, cat lover, and cat owner, I like many, would love to believe my cats would love my constant attention, but alas cats, like us, need their space. 

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