Finding the perfect bed for an older large dog can be challenging especially if your elderly pet has developed arthritis, hip dysplasia or other medical conditions that might make getting comfortable more difficult than in the past.
Large dogs over 50 pounds are considered seniors at around age 5 or 6 and it is around this age that their bedding needs may change.
Read our blog to learn more about orthopedic bedding for senior pets.
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 OLDER PETS
It may be difficult to believe that your pet has reached old age, but according to the AVMA 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.
READ OUR BLOG
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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