Caring for an elderly cat can be challenging; below are some mistakes that cat owners make when their pets approach their twilight years.
Not informing the vet of their cat's gradual loss of cognitive function
Owners of elderly cats will often not inform their veterinarian when they notice their cat's gradual loss of cognitive function, until this decline becomes very advanced, as they assume that their pet's forgetfulness, bouts of disorientation and the changes in their sleeping habits are just part and parcel of the ageing process.
One condition your dog may develop that should have you seek veterinary intervention as soon as possible is the onset of hematomas. Hematomas are commonly found under your dog's earflaps but these are not the only places that they can form. In fact, hematomas can occur on any part of their body, and it is essential to see a vet immediately since your dog could end up needing veterinary surgery. If you have never had to deal with this medical problem, read on for all you need to know about hematomas and your dog so you can be aware of what to expect.
You know the importance of getting a haircut. You know it helps your hair grow healthier, and it feels great as well. Did you know that haircuts have the same effect on your dog? They too need this pampering time and the healthier hair benefits apply too. So while you are getting ready for their appointment, here are some tips on making dog grooming easier for your pet.