Pet Safety at Home

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, cats & small dogs are considered geriatric at age 7; large dogs are seniors at age 6.

Keeping senior pets safe at home can be challenging especially as pets age. Some pets develop arthritis or joint injuries that make once ordinary tasks difficult and painful for elderly pets. A dog or cat that could once jump on the bed, for instance, may now require assistance to get up on higher surfaces. 

Visit our website to learn important elderly pet safety tips at home and more about these products that can help elderly 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.


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. 


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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