Tell Tail Signs of Old Age in Dogs and Cats | Hills Senior Pets
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Tell Tail Signs Your Cat or Dog is Ageing.

Age-related changes start small

Just like with people, age can creep up slowly on pets. Pet parents might not realise their furry friend is starting to display some age-related changes.

Have you noticed these signs?

If your 7+ pet does not show any signs of ageing consider Science PlanTM Senior Vitality - cutting-edge food science to fight the effects of ageing for healthy senior pets.

If you see four or more of the signs of ageing then go to your vet and ask about Prescription DietTM k/dTM + Mobility – combining our best science to manage geriatric pets.

Take the quiz below by clicking on each block that you feel is relevant to your pet and click "view results" to see.

Thinking

Your pet is now confused by ordinary things like how to find their bed, or is barking for no reason

TEETH

Bad breath, red swollen gums, difficulty chewing, changes in eating habits

ACTIVITY

Naps have become more appealing than active play, running or jumping

ARTHRITIS

Signs of discomfort, lameness or pain, difficulty rising from rest

INTERACTIONS

Your pet doesn't socialise with you as much as before

IMPAIRED KIDNEYS

Drinking more than usual, urinating more frequently, losing weight, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhoea & weakness

LOSS OF CONTROL

Your pet is well trained but has started having accidents

LUNGS AND HEART

Coughing, panting more often, short of breath & tires rapidly

SLEEP-WAKE CYCLE

Sleeping patterns have changed with more awake time during the night

SKIN

Dulling coat, lumps or bumps skin odour, excessive scratching licking or chewing, poor grooming

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