Similar to Alzheimer’s disease in humans, cognitive dysfunction can significantly influence your pet’s quality of life as they enter their golden years. The condition affects a high percentage of dogs older than 15 and cats older than 16, but much younger pets can also exhibit signs. Our team at Countryside Veterinary Hospital would like to [...]
It’s no secret that Americans love their pets. If you had to put a number on how much we adore our furry, feathered, and scaled companions, that number would be more than 75 billion—that’s right, billion with a “b”—which is the amount Americans are projected to spend on their pets in 2019. The money spent [...]
Although many senior pets require specific care and support, modern veterinary advances and active owner involvement can make senior pet care a gratifying, worthwhile endeavor.