If your senior dog has issues with incontinence, it is advisable that you consult with your vet first to determine the underlying condition. Dog diapers, belly bands and pads can help manage senior dog incontinence. Washable bedding and plastic sheets can also be used to help protect flooring or furniture. Water restriction, especially at bedtime, may also help in some cases.
Read our blog to learn more about dog incontinence and how to help your senior pet if he has bladder problems.
About the Elderly Pet Organization
The Elderly Pet Organization is a 501C3 non profit organization based in Northern Rhode Island in the USA. Our mission is to provide information and education about the care and treatment of elderly pets, and to provide free pet insurance to at risk pets.
CARING FOR ELDERLY PETS
It may be difficult to believe that your pet has reached old age, but the fact is most pets become geriatric at around age 7 years old. Larger breed dogs tend to have shorter life spans and are considered geriatric when they are approximately 6 years of age. Learn how to care for your elderly pet.
We provide information and education to pet parents of elderly pets. Your donation can help us continue our mission to provide information and outreach to parents of elderly pets.Our goal is to raise money to provide one year of free pet insurance to pet parents who are in need.
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Read our blog for information about all things for elderly pets. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, if your pet is over age seven, then your pet is considered a senior pet and as pets age, so do their needs. Learn more about elderly pets.
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