Chloe is now nine years old and LadyBug is now eight. It worries me a great deal.
Many illnesses that commonly plague senior pets are obvious even to the untrained eye. It is very important that we all monitor changes in our pet's health between vet visits. It is a good idea to call your vet if you notice any of these signs...
Incontinence (sometimes older pets begin having accidents in the house)
Lumps or bumps that you may not have noticed before
Constipation or diarrhea
Shortness of breath
Changes in appetite, water intake, or urination
Stiffness or limping
Uncharacteristic aggression or other behavioral changes
Even changes in your pet’s weight may be an early sign of an underlying disease. Weight management can sometimes be a factor in your pet’s health.