Let’s face it, getting old stinks! It’s not fun for anyone — and that includes our four-legged friends. But, there are things that we can do to make growing older a little easier for our pets. These nine easy-to-use products can help keep elderly pets feeling young at heart.
These lightweight shoes can help your senior dog cope with the elements. Not only do they have great traction, they also help protect paws from extreme temperatures and abrasive surfaces. Plus, they're super stylish!
If your dog has trouble climbing stairs or getting in and out of the car, this front-lift harness offers a real mobility boost. A back-lift version is also available for dogs who have trouble with their rear legs.
As your pet gets older, she may have urinary accidents. These washable diapers can help make your pooch's incontinence more manageable for her and for you. But, be sure to change them as soon as they get damp to avoid skin irritation.
Washable Doggie Dungarees, $9.95
Orthopedic Dog Bed
Made with durable foam, this bed is designed to help your senior dog feel more comfortable while he gets his much-needed rest. It's water-resistant and the cover comes off and is machine washable, too.
Make it easier for your cat or dog to get on and off the sofa or bed with these wide, rubber-gripped steps designed to hold pets up to 150 pounds. And as an added bonus, the carpet tread is removable for easy cleaning.
Even if your senior pet can't get around like he used to, he can still enjoy a stroll through the park in this all-terrain stroller. The smart design makes it easy for you to maneuver and features rear shock absorbers to help make the ride comfortable for your pet.
If your senior cat is nervous or anxious, the ThunderShirt may be the solution. Its patent-pending technology applies gentle pressure to your feline, which can help to soothe and calm her. The ThunderShirt is also available for dogs.