Senior Pet Care


Their Golden Years

As your beloved pet enters their golden years, they deserve specialized care that caters to their changing needs. We understand the unique requirements of senior pets and are dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive senior pet care.


Recognizing the Signs of Aging

Physical Changes: Aging pets may experience changes in mobility, arthritis, or stiffness. We monitor these physical changes closely.

Dental Health: Dental issues become more prevalent in senior pets. Regular dental check-ups and cleanings are crucial for their overall well-being.

Weight Management: Maintaining a healthy weight is vital for senior pets. We offer tailored nutrition plans and regular weight assessments.

Cognitive Function: Some senior pets may show signs of cognitive decline. We assess cognitive function and provide strategies to enhance mental stimulation.


Specialized Senior Pet Services

Comprehensive Health Exams: Regular health check-ups are essential for senior pets. Our veterinarians conduct thorough examinations to detect and address age-related issues early.

Nutritional Counseling: Tailored nutrition plans address the changing dietary needs of senior pets, promoting overall health and vitality.

Dental Care: Senior pets are prone to dental problems. Our dental services include check-ups, cleanings, and addressing any dental issues that may arise.

Pain Management: We prioritize your pet’s comfort by offering pain management solutions to address conditions such as arthritis or joint pain.

Diagnostic Testing: Early detection is key. We utilize advanced diagnostic testing to identify age-related conditions and initiate timely interventions.

Senior Pet Vaccinations: Vaccinations play a crucial role in senior pet care. Our veterinarians recommend and administer vaccinations tailored to their specific needs.


Frequently Asked Questions

When is a pet considered a senior?

The age at which a pet is considered senior can vary by species and breed. Generally, dogs and cats are considered seniors around 7-9 years of age.

How often should senior pets have check-ups?

Senior pets benefit from more frequent check-ups, typically every 6 months, to monitor their health closely.

What can I do to support my senior pet’s well-being at home?

Provide a comfortable and cozy living environment, maintain a balanced diet, and engage in gentle exercise. Regular grooming and attention to dental health are also essential.


Protecting Their Golden Years

At North Reading Veterinary Clinic, we are committed to ensuring the comfort, health, and happiness of your senior pet. Contact us to schedule a senior pet care consultation or to discuss any concerns you may have. Trust us to provide the specialized care your senior companion deserves.

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