Care of the Senior Pet
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Strengthen the bond between you and pets by fully understanding the changing needs and nutrition of a more mature animal
“Care of the Older Pet” is an invaluable guide for the concerned pet parent who wishes their senior pet to get the most out of life.
This course is all about keeping your pet healthy, happy, and active into their senior years.
Old dogs and old cats are more prone to health problems and this course helps you understand the signs and symptoms, as well as treatment options. But “Care of the Older Pet” doesn’t shy away from tackling important issues such as judging quality of life and knowing when to say that final goodbye.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
This course gives you an understanding of the aging process in cats and dogs, and practical tips on how to give them a comfortable, stimulating, and enjoyable old age so they stay fitter for longer.
You’ll learn coping strategies for pets with disabilities such as blindness, deafness, and loss of mental ability. It alerts you to the special needs of senior pets in areas such as diet, exercise, grooming, and healthcare.
The course includes a module on pain management, arthritis, and adapting the home to help the older pet with mobility problems.