Pets Play an Increasingly Important Role at Senior Living Centers

cat healthDid you know, simply by petting an animal can lower heart rate and body temperature. A recent study by Purina found that seniors with pets had lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

The elderly who interact with pets experience better health and reduced stress. The study also found that older males who have dogs are less likely to die a year after a heart attack than those without dogs.

Hundreds of retirement communities across the country now allow seniors to live with their pets and more and more keep house pets that provide the benefits without the responsibility.

 

Pets play an increasingly important role at senior living centers across the …

LOS ANGELES — Shirlee and Nathan “Nick” Horowitz faced one serious health crisis after another before their doctor said they had to move into an assisted living center. They had only one condition — they weren’t going anywhere without their dog.
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Softer litter might coax cat into being neater

It’s just a variation of normal behavior. The best advice? Do nothing. Rachel Boltz, DVM, is a feline specialist at Adobe Animal Hospital, www.adobe-animal.com, in Los Altos. Does your pet have a health or behavioral problem?

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Cat Health

Or at least getting him to chew it a bit? I feed my cat Bally both Before Grain kibble (free eating, usually about half a cup a day, but there’s always some in his
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Hairballs | Cat Health | Pet Care | Cats Hairball

Let’s have a quick chat about hairballs, because if you have a cat, chances are you’ll have to deal with them at some point. Unlike sea lions, yes sea lions…cats
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Considering The Vital Indicators Of Poor Cat Health

As a cat owner it is your responsibility to ensure that everything is well with your cat. As our feline friends cannot let us know when they are unwell, you must be
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My cat was healthy i let a tenant to look after her went to check …

My cat was healthy, the new tenant of my house assured me they would look Take her to a vet. You have no way of knowing what else may be wrong. And then
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