Arthritis in Elderly Pets

Signs of Arthritis in Elderly Pets

  • Favoring a limb
  • Difficulty standing or sitting
  • Sleeping more
  • Seeming to have stiff or sore joints
  • Hesitancy to jump, run or climb
  • Weight gain
  • Decreased activity or interest in play
  • Attitude or behavior changes
  • Being less alert

If your senior pet is exhibiting any of these symptoms, they may have arthritis. Our best advice is to consult with your vet for a confirmed diagnosis. If your pet does in fact have arthritis, read our blog to learn how you can help your senior pet. 


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The Elderly Pet Organization is a 501C3 non profit organization whose mission is to provide information and education about senior pets. Our goal is to end senior pet abandonment and premature euthanization, while increasing senior pet adoptions throughout the US. We accept donations of unwanted items, as well as cash donations to help us with our cause. Read more about us.

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