Like humans, as dogs and cats age, they can begin to experience health problems.
But unlike us, they often can’t let us know that they’re feeling unwell. That’s why regular visits to the vet and health checks are so important.
Besides, senior dogs have different care requirements than those of a younger dog. Here are some basic considerations when caring for an older pet.
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