Celebrating Your Pet's Golden Years: Senior Pets

Written by: Only Natural Pet Team

with Dr. Steve Sanderlin


Transcript 0:04 As our pets become 0:05 older and reach their senior years most of the time 0:09 the guardians will notice a slowing down a general slowing down and to me that is 0:15 generally reported as 0:16 they’re not as active physically or they might not be as mentally engaged they might 0:21 become a little overweight or some pets might become a little underweight from 0:26 where they've been 0:27 at a steady state throughout the younger years of their life 0:32 senior pets have special considerations 0:36 in that their diet may need to change one way or the other based on their 0:40 activity level having changed 0:42 also diets can have a great impact on 0:46 their lean muscle to fat ratio supplementation with 0:50 certain botanical certain herbal certain 0:53 nutraceutical supplements like even multi-vitamins is an excellent addition 0:57 to a senior pets 0:59 daily diet nutritional intake arthritis is a big issue as especially dogs get older 1:05 brain aging is an issue with dogs and with cats as they get older 1:09 the immune system can become weakened the digestive tract can become 1:13 weakened as some dogs and cats become older through dietary 1:16 means and through minimizing vaccines minimizing toxins 1:21 and staying in line with a more natural lifestyle as dogs and cats 1:26 become seniors is extremely important 1:30 quality life is simply 1:34 enjoying food getting to the water 1:37 being pet being part of a pack being able to be pain free 1:43 and feel safe and content in the environment in which they live

Celebrating Your Pet's Golden Years: Senior Pets